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Also from POTG’s cellar clearance and the final wine of my birthday, served with Bleu d’Auvergne and the sweet biscuit course (including ginger biscuits). …

A bit of serendipity and comedy value, this one: it was there, so I bought it, then figured it could close out the food …

Another wine courtesy of Steve Otterburn. I still haven’t had The Dead Arm Shiraz for which d’Arenberg is most renowned, but this is a …

Yet another example of Tokaji to match up to Christmas pudding. And this one was particularly enjoyable – not so much for its complexity …

Having failed to get the 1996 label off in Book #1, definitely had to get this in! Overall, a pleasant, if a little simple, …

Kinda weird. Overall slightly disappointing, given the quality of the Domaine’s Bonnezeaux. Mid-gold with some green glints. On the nose is where I got …

A regular Côteaux du Layon bought on the same trip as the Dom des Petits Quarts wines. A Guide Hachette recommendation, and certainly an …

Second 2001 from this producer, from a selected hillside within Bonnezeaux. Similarly a little low in acidity, but similarly a very good wine! Deep …

Another from Steve to round-off Christmas lunch. This is from the “other” top Tokaji house of Hetszolo (vs. Royal Tokaji), so was good to …

From a “not great”, early maturing year in Côteaux du Layon, this is excellent VFM. Bought at the producer’s hard-to-find vineyard shop on an …