Time to give thanks to all the great wines of 2013, and there have been a few.
Giacosa Barbaresco Red Label 1996 from this dinner at Medlar
Very Budget red
Pinot Noir 2012, Paparuda, Cramele Recas, Romania (£5.99)
Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese 2007
Clos du Tu-Boeuf Cheverny 2011,Thierry Puzelat
Passito di Pantelleria Marco de Bartoli 2008 – at the winery in Marsala
Dom Perignon Oenothèque 1996
And then dinner at Leong’s Legend, Chinatown
Mas Amiel 2010, Maury
And all the 2011 Ports, thank you
Beaujolais Nouveau called Légende at Dijon-Ville train station
A wine from Granada!
A Givry at Montrachet restaurant in Puligny-Montrachet:
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
Drinking Nino Barraco’s Vignammare Grillo at his vineyard by the seaside in Marsala, Sicily:
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.