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Tag Archives: blend
La Châsse Côtes du Rhône Reserve 2014.
I mentioned before that for a while I was “off” Cotes Du Rhône, well that was a while ago and now I am quite keen on the stuff. I was wandering around the wine aisles at Sainsbury recently when I … Continue reading
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Cuvée Prestige Vin de France.
This sort of wine doesn’t usually get a review I would imagine as it would normally fall below the radar; regarded as not worthy, but I think that it deserves a mention. I think that wines should suit the occasion … Continue reading
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Barista 2015 Pinotage.
I have always been at best ambivalent about South African wines. I have had some good ones and I have had some that weren’t so nice. I avoided them for many years as I always managed to find other wines, … Continue reading
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Vasse Felix Filius Cabernet Merlot Blend 2013.
Those very nice people at Majestic Wine sent me a voucher for money off my next purchase. It had been a while since I had visited Majestic and this was an offer I couldn’t resist. I bought eight bottles of … Continue reading
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Reliable is bad?
To be clear, I am referring to reliability of wine style only. Ever wondered how the big boys of the wine world achieve their consistency of offering? How the big branded wines never seem to run out in the supermarket?…
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