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Merlot

By invitation through the IMW, 4 Tuscan Consorzi, representing the finest in gastronomic production from primarily the Chianti Classico region, ran a press trip …

Picked-up as a £20-off “bargain”. Ready to drink at Christmas 2004. Deep plum colour with garnet rim. Milk chocolatey or cocoa powder nose over …

From the same batch as the ’97 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Had this one in a work team meeting with Peter Thorburn (“exploring our products”…!). …

Very pleasant way of celebrating my 29th birthday – completing the set of Latour 1975s! Found this on eBay, and a pretty good piece …

So, my first bottle of Cos. And the first drink of a wine bought through an eBay auction. I was a little worried that …

2nd wine of Château Lafite. Another courtesy of J&B. Stood up OK to venison stew for Christmas 2003. Deep red-purple colour, but even to …

A recommendation from the salesman at Justerini & Brooks who was taking my Product Allowance order from Diageo. This was his “good value ready-to-drink”. …

First drank the 1997 at Tentazione Italian restaurant on the recommendation of the owner (as being a cheap but good alternative to amarone). That …

…the second wine of Leoville Barton, which – though relatively young as a ’98 – was a reasonably elegant compromise between the Latour and …

Suffered from comparison with the 1975 Latour we’d been drinking previously. Was somewhat similar in style – oaky, smoky finish over woody dark fruit, …