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Christmas

A very nice accompaniment to Boxing Day roast goose, due to the structure and robustness of this Volnay. Medium garnet core with a medium …

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 …

At last, a nice Barolo. Brought over by Steve Otterburn for Christmas Eve. Barolo is supposed to smell of violets, and this certainly had …

Again, drank over Christmas, so written too long after drinking. Good fit with roast venison. Matured. Garnet-to-brick colouring Well knitted fruit and secondary aromas, …

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 …

Picked-up as a £20-off “bargain”. Ready to drink at Christmas 2004. Deep plum colour with garnet rim. Milk chocolatey or cocoa powder nose over …

Very enjoyable preface to Christmas lunch at Andrew’s, courtesy of Steve. A bottle he bought whilst holidaying in Meursault a few years before. Produced …