Enjoying splendid @MontRedonWines 1990 from #Châteauneuf-du-Pape with owner and winemaker Pierre Fabre at posh @AiFiori last night.
Oh, why did I open this wine? A moment of impatient madness, looking for something super to drink last night. What a waste! A good wine? Yes, more than that, a potentially great wine. But ready to drink? No, even after 9 years it was still 5 to 10 away from its full glory. And […]
Super dinner at Balfour Castle, Orkney, concluded with a generous dram of Highland Park 1968. bottled two years ago not because it was fading, even after 48 years, but because it’s alcohol was in danger of slipping below the legal minimum of 40%. Still packed with citrus fruit – apricots, pineapples and pears – along […]