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Botrytised

A very good wine in both the Pinot Gris / Chenin Blanc line-up, and the Sweet Wines. Having since seen the 45-60° slopes on …

One from one of the leading estates in the Layon – but older than I’d wanted – Four Walls Wine substituting an older vintage …

A half-bottle of this was fortunate, as I have some unopened bottles in my cellar. Youthful yet drinkable now; a star of the sweet …

This was the wine of the Pinot Gris / Chenin Blanc line-up, and showed well later in the sweet wine line-up. Very intense flavour, …

A little out of time-order, but this was served at a charity wine tasting at work before Easter. I’d remembered this as ‘a bit …

A good – if a touch simple (or maybe just youthful?) – sweet Vouvray. Served with South African-style apple pie pudding, which uses canned …

The finishers’ gift for completing the Marathon du Médoc – and turned out to be one of the highlights of Christmas 2012 at Andy …

Picked out for a Christmas dessert wine example for a wine tasting at Albion. Overall, a decent – if a touch simple – example …

First of a case of anniversary Rieussec 75s, broached on my birthday at Planet of the Grapes, with Nicolas Jaboulet. A pretty good wine, …

A nice stocking-filler, this one. Technically a half-bottle, but since full bottles of Tokaji are only 50cl, this makes for a decent-sized, 2-glass ‘mini’. …