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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. …

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

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

A classic, complex Alsace Gewürztraminer with a musk spice and Turkish delight flavour profile. Off-dry and oily. Deep, burnished gold. Pronounced musky, honied, Turkish …

An interesting side-by-side comparison with a Muscat d’Alsace. Leaving aside the notably more ‘basic’ quality level (albeit still a well-made wine), the key differences …

Picked up whilst in the Alps, this is a bit of an oddity – not because it’s a vin de paille, with straw-dried grapes …

With dessert at Andy and Dad’s combined 40th / 70th, this was a very fine, late harvest Gewürz. Deep gold. Pronounced nose of mixed …

Also picked up in Clyde, and a second good-looking Gewurz from Central. Had fruit & spice, whilst maintaining acidity, and without overkilling perfume. Great …

Picked this up at Peck in Milan whilst on a business trip – what a wine cellar that shop has (though not cheap)! Not …