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A good show for how widespread quality reached in a quality year like 2009. A nice, ripe – yet refreshing, minerally – Chardonnay. Medium …

A slightly ‘hard’ streak of acidity takes this a little out-of-balance, which is a shame, for an otherwise pretty good wine. Pale gold. Medium …

Bought this after tasting Hidalgo-La Gitana’s full range with Javier Hidalgo at POTG, and this was the finest. Medium-depth amber, with tawny glints. Broad …

A gift for conference speaking, and it turned out to be the best producer of this Sancerre-alternative appellation. A good, clean, clear Sauvignon Blanc, …

So, finally, via Mr Ward’s inside track, I got hold of some 2003 Blanc de Blancs. And not only that, but in the spangly …

[Signed in 2016 by Jean-René Germanier and Gilles Besse: Trés impression par le cahier de Tim. Des desgustations si approfondés. Wonderfull. Jean-René Germanier Magnifique …

First bottle deeper-golden and nuttier than it should have been – premox! Boo… But the following bottle showed just how well this wine is …

Perhaps this is coming around, to more like what I tasted en primeur. The first couple of bottles were a bit over-rich and flabby, …

A good example of Alsatian dry Riesling, and a great demonstration of the quality of the vintage. Good, will get better, and great value. …

Hot on the tail of the 2nd Tip Pepe ‘En Rama’ bottlings, Gonzalez-Byass came out with this series of differently aged Fino bottlings: 1, …