REVIEW: Colmant Brut Reserve 75cl

Dec 04

REVIEW: Colmant Brut Reserve 75cl

Reviewer Name: John Region: South Africa Grape Variety: Brut Value for Money: Yes Would You Buy It Again?: Yes Verdict: 5 Verdict: Stunning – light gold in colour with toasty aromas on the nose. In the mouth there are flavours of biscuits with crisp citrus overtones. It has a fine mousse with balanced acidity and a long pleasing finish. This is great wine...

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REVIEW: Domaine Mayrac No SO2 75cl

Dec 04

REVIEW: Domaine Mayrac No SO2 75cl

Name of Wine: Domaine Mayrac No SO2 75cl Region: France Value for Money: Yes Would You Buy It Again?: Yes Verdict: 4 Verdict: A sulphite free blend of Syrah and Merlot from this excellent small French organic winery. Deep opaque colour with a purple rim. A very natural nose. Deep red fruit flavours on the palate, very smooth with a typical dry finish. Good wine...

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REVIEW: Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Nov 24

Reviewer Name: Helen Name of Wine: Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Region: South Africa Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc Vintage: 2014 Value for Money: Yes Would You Buy It Again?: Yes Verdict: 5 out of 5 A great little number that doesn’t have that sharp and sometimes bitter taste that new mines are maligned for. Would try again. Share this:...

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REVIEW: Grande Provence Angels Tears Sauvignon Blanc

Nov 10

REVIEW: Grande Provence Angels Tears Sauvignon Blanc

Reviewer Name: Mary   Name of Wine: Grande Provence Angels Tears Sauvignon Blanc Region: South Africa Grape Variety: Suvignon Blanc Vintage: N/A Value for Money: Yes Would You Buy It Again?: Yes Verdict: 4 out of 5   Comments: Well, this is great. I’ve heard a lot about Grande Provence in the past but never the pleasure of their wine in my glass. This...

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REVIEW: J.P. Chenet Sauvignon Blanc

Nov 10

Name: Jimmy   Region: France Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc Vintage: 2013 Value for Money: No Would You Buy It Again?: No Verdict: 2 out of 5   Comments: Far too dry for my tastes but I appreciate it would a decent choice for those who like similar wines. However, after a few sips, it did begin to grow on. Whether or not that was down to me being slightly...

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REVIEW: Grande Reserve Merlot 2012

Nov 10

Reviewer Name: Jackson   Name of Wine: Grande Reserve Merlot Region: France Grape Variety: Merlot Vintage: 2012 Value for Money: Not Really Would You Buy It Again?: No Verdict: 1 out of 5   Comments: Pretty awful, but what do you expect for £2 from Asda? Lingers long in the mouth and ruins your tastebuds for at least an hour after drinking. unless...

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How to prevent dementia and alzeimer’s disease – drink good wine!

Dec 09

There is loads of press about the dementia epidemic affecting the UK. Yet there is very little constructive advice for people worried about it, and there is virtually no advice on how to prevent or delay it happening to you. But all the medical evidence is out there. Here is a passage taken from Dr Phil Norrie’s paper on the health benefits of good...

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