The consummate Ashes wine
24 Aug 2009 by Jancis Robinson
(See this comment on the forum about Cigare Volante) In rather convoluted celebration of England’s regaining the Ashes, I offer up the following tasting notes on wines made at Bonny Doon winery, most famous for its wines called Cigare, something to celebrate with and also something associated with ashes (told you it was convoluted – but see tasting note at * below!). As you doubtless know, there were some pretty savage bushfires very recently in and around the little town of Bonny Doon on the Pacific coast south of San Francisco. But Randall Grahm has moved his winery a little bit south to the university town of Santa...

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