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Anne-Marie, SJ and I had a roast lamb dinner together, so I served this ‘almost’ good wine from my Hors Concours case (good / …

So, continuing the Katy / Whippet ’79 theme, this was served with roast lamb. 1979 wasn’t a great year for Bordeaux, so this was …

The second – and best – of what was ultimately an 0-3 poor showing of wines I’d taken to Janet & Steve’s in France. …

Medium-depth garnet body with narrow bricking rim. Smoked-meat nose reminiscent of the jamón Serrano I was eating with it, which developed into cigar and …

Having failed to get the 1996 label off in Book #1, definitely had to get this in! Overall, a pleasant, if a little simple, …

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 …

Another random discovery at my parents house (where they’d picked this up cheap at Waitrose…). Brilliant golden colour suggested a degree of maturity, and …

A disappointment – perhaps not well enough chilled? I had read many good things about Clos d’Yvigne from different sources. In the end, I …