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The bloody, gamey notes on this, coupled with plenty of peppery, spicy aromatics made this a decent enough match for a game stew on …

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

This is almost the epitome of a study wine – interesting to have tasted and drunk, academically, but not necessarily my favourite wine – …

Fascinating way to start MW study group studies, blind. A much more satisfying old-school Rioja than the 1991 Bosconia. Pale garnet, with a tawny …

Thanks to Tracy for this unusual California brand! Deep ruby with a narrow rim. Medium+ intensity nose of blackcurrant, a hint of black cherry, …

A second vintage of this, from a similar source. And again, a good example of a £10-15, modern-style, attractive Reserva Rioja. A touch jammy, …

A really nice surprise this, from a non-classic vintage and appellation. Yet a classic, perfumed Pinot Noir. Pale ruby, with a hint of garnet …

Nice, good value Margaret River Cab, bought as an extra Booker wine. Deep ruby with black glints to the core and a narrow rim. …

A nice tawny port, with some elegance, balance and complexity, but not worth £68, with some over-dominance of the oak. Medium tawny, with a …

The final bottle of this, and it showed much better. A classic, old-school Rioja at maturity. Medium garnet with a broad, brick tinged rim. …