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The Paper 3 Savagnin that I picked in the exam! After re-sitting blind, this was definitely a characterful and enjoyable wine. Mid-deep gold. Complex. …

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, …

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 …

Was always likely to be a long shot that this would be on great form, and indeed, for dinner at POTG, it was past …

[Signed: Victor Laculle-Moutard] So, despite hearing of the existence of this 100% Arbane Champagne from Moutard a while back, I only finally found a …

I thought I’d randomly open the first of this case, since other 2009s I’ve recently had have been very appealing. This too is showing …

An entertaining highlight of my ‘Odd Whites’ open tasting. 3 years under flor for 100% Savagnin / Gewürztraminer. Its flavour makes it great for …

[A boire dans ???, signed Nicolas] Another POTG dinner, this time Nicolas Sinoquet the MD of Gruaud-Larose. And another 1989. Pale-mid garnet; broad brick …

A highlight of my 2nd Zenith wine tasting, showing a very aromatic wine – which it did to perfection. Classic Alsatian Gewürz, but remarkable …

A low-dosage Champagne that I picked up a couple of bottles of whilst hunting down tasting wines. I must say I felt the first …