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Syrah

A Châteauonline recommendation. I agree. Very smooth and easy-drinking wine, but complex, balanced and with some shelf-life. Very deep red with hints of purple …

I stuck this label in securely intending to write it up when I drank the 2nd bottle (having left it too long before writing …

What a bargain! The Guide Hachette gives this 2* status. Understandable. Slightly purple end of ruby colour, but the most notable thing for me …

Another very nice wine from Chapoutier.

…by contrast, this was outstanding. I was worried by the price tag. Shouldn’t have been! Oddbins’ recommendation was good. The outstanding aspect was the …

I bought this in summer 1997 at the Chapoutier Cave, with the intentions of keeping it until the Millenium (it was a bit tough …

Cave de Tain l’Hermitage is the local cave co-operative and is supposed to be very reliable. [My mate Rob’s note] Initially sharp on the …

Don’t remember this well enough to give much value on the analysis, but I think it was a lighter (Grenache base?), red fruit wine …

This is supposed to be the best producer in Châteauneuf (although it is actually bloody miles away from the town centre and difficult to …

Another fine one from M. Chapoutier. Deep & fruity like P. Jaboulet’s Grand Pompée from same year, and with the same meal…