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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, …

The finale of a 20-50 winemaker dinner with Gregory Valloire – one of the 4 of the last 8 magnums of this at the …

Attractive packaging for an attractive wine. Whilst not quite at the highest quality for Alsace Pinot Gris, this was a good wine, that held …

Bought en primeur, and finally opened the 1st of 6 in 2014. Has the ripeness and somewhat moderated acidity of 2005 whites, but still …

A brief white interlude from a POTG dinner with Etienne Hugel. This was a mature, balanced, quality Riesling. From the Schönenbourg Grand Cru. Deep …

But this was the star of the show – maybe not £88 great, but really showed its class. Fennel herb, celery, cream, chalky, lees, …

The hit of Christmas – a lovely elegant yet deep, minerally yet with some fruit, savoury yet creamy. Very satisfying. I think the cool, …

Finally tasted this über-grower Champagne at J&B’s grower tasting, and this estate lived up to its reputation entirely. This was my wine of the …

[Signed in 2016: Regards, Félix MEYER] Not a renowned Alsace vintage, I believe – and perhaps a lack of acidity reflects that – but …

Simply superb, even in its youth. Thankfully I can track its evolution over the next 10 bottles (years!). This could convert anyone to Riesling. …