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Da Vinci Code

🇫🇷 Exquisite Collection, Fitou 2014
7/10 – Good enough to drink

A bit young on the tongue. But a beautiful peppery nose and as complex as anything from Chateaux Neuf de Pape or Dan Brown. 9 more words


Summer Weakling

🇫🇷 Pays D’oc Chardonnay 2016
5/10 – Scoreless Draw

A slight wine: Slightly oily, slightly creamy. But overall too weak. Even I would kick sand in its face. 55 more words


My 2017 Top Five Favourite Places

Last on my short agenda of Top Five’s is Places. My list for 2017 is a mix of old and new. I was lucky to get to some familiar places again last year such as… 347 more words


Côtes du Roussillon, Hop Là 2015, Le Bout du Monde, France

Region: Roussillon

Sub-Region: Côtes du Roussillon (Full Pyrenees)

Grape: Syrah – Grenache – Carignan.

Vinification: Organic in the vineyard. Natural wine. Lafitte works in high altitude in the mountains, with a North facing vineyard (that is, a vineyard that receives little direct sunlight). 222 more words

Wine By The Glass

Pic Saint-Loup, Tour de Pierres 2015, Ermitage du Pic St-Loup, France

Region: Languedoc

Subregion: Pic St Loup

50% Syrah
40% Grenache
10% Mourvèdre

Organic, Natural fermentation in foudres and barriques of which only 10-20% are new oak. 79 more words

Wine By The Glass

Argelès-sur-Mer, Pyrénées Orientales, Wednesday 31st January 2018

I can’t believe that the first month of 2018 is nearly gone and that we’ve been on the road for over 6 months! At this rate, the journey will be over before we know it and we still have some many places we want to see! 524 more words