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My top wines of 2013

Time to give thanks to all the great wines of 2013, and there have been a few.

 

Red

Giacosa Barbaresco Red Label 1996 from this dinner at Medlar

Very Budget red

Pinot Noir 2012, Paparuda, Cramele Recas, Romania (£5.99)

Special mention to all the posh Beaujolais

 

White

Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese 2007

And all the EP 2012 Rieslings

 

Budget white

Clos du Tu-Boeuf Cheverny 2011,Thierry Puzelat

 

Sweet

Passito di Pantelleria Marco de Bartoli 2008 – at the winery in Marsala

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Sparkling

Dom Perignon Oenothèque 1996

And then dinner at Leong’s Legend, Chinatown

Fortified

Mas Amiel 2010, Maury 

And all the 2011 Ports, thank you

 

Dud

Beaujolais Nouveau called Légende at Dijon-Ville train station

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Nice Surprises

A wine from Granada!

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A Givry at Montrachet restaurant in Puligny-Montrachet:

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Books

Pomerol book

I even wrote a limerick:

There was an old wine from Pomerol, loved by the likes of Cheryl Cole, it was glam shine, a v good wine, & worth it more than L’Oreal

Through a Sparkling Glass – Andrea Frost

Wine Atlas

Event

Drinking Nino Barraco’s Vignammare Grillo at his vineyard by the seaside in Marsala, Sicily:

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Merry Christmas and thank you for all the amazing support this year. Hope you have some brilliant wines over the holidays! See you in 2014.

Jx