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  • Julia Harding MW
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  • Julia Harding MW
18 Oct 2012


Sine Qua Non, meaning 'a thing that is absolutely necessary', is said to be the archetypal cult wine. Apparently, you have to wait 7-10 years to get on the mailing list to be one of those lucky enough to get a few bottles from Manfred Krankl's total production of around 3,500 cases a year.

I had never tasted an SQN wine…