Round the world in 21 great magnums
Last summer a galaxy of fine-wine producers were invited to the Rheingau to celebrate the smart new winery extension to Robert Weil (see Rheingau 2011s revisited and A yen for quality ). They were each asked to supply a magnum of one of their best wines to present to and share with their fellow guests at an extended morning tasting before the big evening party pictured left. I sat between Stuart Piggot and Piero Antinori and had a fine old time. Below are the notes I took on the wines, which I hope you will enjoy. Because of the widely varying ages, including some really quite mature wines that are no longer on the...
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