Extreme wines from Les Caves
8 May 2009 by Jancis Robinson
As promised here on our members' forum to a purple pager based in Sydney, I recently immersed myself in a giant two-day tasting organised by idiosyncratic UK wine importers of 'artisan wines', Les Caves de Pyrène, whose modest retail outfit just south of Guildford, Surrey, is shown here. There were too many wines to taste everything, but below are tasting notes on more than 100 drinks (not all of them wine) in the order they were presented. Prices given are per bottle ex-VAT trade prices, so retail prices will be at least 10% more plus 15% VAT. Les Caves is not about bargains, but offers one of the most interesting and...

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