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A great way to start our South African study trip, and to finish Book 5. On the excellent wine list at Signal on the …

I’d had this for a few years and finally opened it just because. Perhaps not the finest of 30yo Tawnies, but very good indeed. …

An experimental blend of red Xynomavro and white Roditis, so no vintage date or appellation given. But experimental in another way, which the fantasy …

David brought me this on my 40th, and it was drunk a few weeks later. Originally a whiter label, but it took time to …

My first, but more importantly Mario’s first Barca-Velha. Even at 11 years of age, this is still comparatively young. Burgundy like, with riper, sweeter …

I wasn’t sure how this would be, given that 1975 is certainly not the Vintage of the 70s! But in the end, though it …

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

A very pleasant, ready-to-drink, supple Douro, that nicely kicked-off final dinner on the last night of our short trip to Madeira. We’d already tried …

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 …

Bought as a palate calibration wine for the morning of Paper 2. Certainly a modern interpretation, but in terms of ripe and pure fruit, …