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    2001 Médoc and Haut Médoc revisited

    The following should be read in conjunction with tasting notes on Haut-Médoc/Médoc 2001s published earlier this year and with my overall report on…

    21 Sep 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Ch Lafleur - a vertical

    The following tasting notes on Ch Lafleur, jewel of Pomerol have been assembled from three separate tastings, as listed in chronological order. Within…

    15 Sep 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    English Wines of the Year

    Last July I went to the House of Lords to taste the gold and silver medal winners in this year's English & Welsh Wine of the Year Competition. This…

    12 Sep 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Recent Oregon vintages and Lemelson Pinots

    See also wine of  this week and wine news on sat 11 sep. Oregon's wine producers have been rather spoilt by a run of good vintages recently. Here's a…

    6 Sep 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Opus One - a vertical

    See inside information for lots of techie stuff on Opus One.   This was a fascinating tasting through history. The first vintage, 1979, was pure…

    1 Sep 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Luis Pato's reds - a match for fine bordeaux

    Long-term purple pagers will already have read my enthusiastic tasting notes on Luis Pato’s 2001s, no longer made within the constraints of the…

    27 Aug 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Von Kesselstatt's 2003s

    Here are some late arrivals to add to my list of German 2003s. REICHSGRAF VON KESSELSTATT, MOSEL-SAAR-RUWER   Josephshöfer  Riesling Spätlese…

    22 Aug 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Great value from southern Italy

    I recently tasted about 80 reds from southern Italy and the islands. These wines used typically IMHO to be either too alcoholic to drink with ease or…

    17 Aug 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Belgian beers

    In hot weather, even I can be tempted by a characterful beer. Richard Neville, once an award-winning wine merchant and now cruising the canals of…

    8 Aug 2004 Guest contributor
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    Favorita - an Italian white with a twist

    See inside information for some background to this relatively unknown variety and varietal. These current examples are listed in order of score with…

    29 Jul 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Priorat - a 2001 horizontal and some older wines

    18 aug  I have at last re-tasted Clos Mogador 2001 and have substituted my much more favourable tasting note on the second bottle.  I have also added…

    23 Jul 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Piemontese Barberas by the score

    See wine news  for an overview of Piemontese Barbera in its many guises.The majority of these  100+ wines were tasted in Asti as part of the…

    16 Jul 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Some great sweet wines

    The Wine Society (see some background in a recent your turn) recently held a fascinating comparative tasting of wines from three of the top performers…

    11 Jul 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    My favourite Greek wines

    Well didn't the Greeks do well? Nick is still muttering that they didn't play good enough soccer to be worthy winners of Euro 2004 but I am absolutely…

    4 Jul 2004 Jancis Robinson
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    Some 2000 Barolos

    John Goodwin asked recently in your turn whether Clerico and Scavino's 2000 Barolos were wines to get excited about. Here are my tasting notes on them…

    25 Jun 2004 Jancis Robinson