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A great way to start our South African study trip, and to finish Book 5. On the excellent wine list at Signal on the …

A very pleasant way to conclude my 40th with Daivd, Janet and Ruth, and then continue to give enough pleasure in the subsequent 2 …

David brought me this on my 40th, and it was drunk a few weeks later. Originally a whiter label, but it took time to …

Mid-deep amber-tawny, with olive at the rim. Smoky, oxidative nut – walnut. Rancio / butter. Orange peel. Spice. Raisin & chocolate touches. On the …

Writing a little from memory, as this was served at my 40th, alongside Zind-Humbrecht 2003 Windsbuhl Riesling from 3L D-mag. Mid-deep gold. Beautifully mature, …

My first, but more importantly Mario’s first Barca-Velha. Even at 11 years of age, this is still comparatively young. Burgundy like, with riper, sweeter …

A good way to start celebrating my 40th, with this late-disgorged 733 alongside a regular 737, to share with my team. Both were definitely …

Thankfully Blandy’s had this not only for tasting, but also available by the half-bottle – an excellent final dinner wrap-up after the Poeira. Deep …

Randomly bumped into David Hohnen in a wine shop in Kensington, and had a good chat through some of his wines on tasting. All …

The Spain theme was also present in the whites, and this showed the real quality and subtler, smoother power of Tondonia Blanco Reserva over …