Happy New Year! This champagne was opened last night at a tasting with my friends, and we loved it – if you are lucky (or rich) enough then you will probably have this in your glass while saying goodbye to 2023 tonight. It’s quite a pricey one, not surprisingly.
Personally I would not age a condrieu, but I was surprised that it’s a 2018, when my friend revealed this after a blind tasting on our recent Cristmas party. Continue reading
Such a fun wine that I went back to the store to buy more. Another nouveau done very well. Continue reading
Cheap Spanish wine is getting nicer these days. It’s less common now to bump into fake ones tasting like oak chips or sweet and ripe New World wannabes. Less is often more when it comes to wine and it seems that even big volume brands recognise this, luckily. A case in point could be the Barcelino 2020 – I expected an overdone red but it’s rather pure. Continue reading