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Elegant

What a cracking way to finish Tony’s stag party dinner at Greig’s Grill. It is such a shame that they served this in old-school …

Wine of the night with my cousins. Relatively pale garnet core, with a ruby / tawny rim. Attractive nose – fairly intense soft red …

I’d been meaning to try Murrieta’s top wine, so when I saw this late bottled 1978 (216 months in barrel!!) on sale in Majestic …

So, after much to-ing and fro-ing we finally drank this to wet the head of my nephew Dexter, only 14 months after he was …

Good, but perhaps not as good as my raised expectations anticipated. Pale ruby core, fading to a wide, tawny rim. Medium-intensity almost ‘perfumed’ bouquet, …

The soft texture and flavour were the remarkable facets of this Burgundy villages – supple texture with just a gentle bite of tannin, making …

Another random discovery at my parents house (where they’d picked this up cheap at Waitrose…). Brilliant golden colour suggested a degree of maturity, and …

High clarity, mid-garnet colour, with the first hints of brick at the edge. Toasty, balanced oak over intense, “focused” dark fruit (prune?) aromas – …

Well, the opening gambit has to be a value-for-money statement… ultimately not worth £142, but a fantastic wine! Quintessence of a subtle, balanced, smooth, …

Found this wine for sale in a bar near the producer’s site in Burgundy. Gets 2 stars in the Guide Hachette, and good value. …