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Ps this is a trial post direct from my Iphone – slow going but useful. The photo is of the ‘rhubarb crumble and custard’ garden at the Chelsea Flower Show … only conceivable in England! And the glass is of course rhubarb country wine – pale red, powerful rhubarb nose, no doubt very sharp. It’s a strange world out there. Age does not wither? Monthly tasting, on this occasion of wines from the Rhône, threw these questions into sharp relief. . From Jean Michel Gerin (Vin de Pays des Collines Rhodaniennes).
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Tasting showed, that quality is available in everyday wines as well as in more expensive bottles. These wines were sourced from a Wine Society offer. 9): the Constantia name lives on, here represented by this good dry Riesling inviting and lively young varietal nose, good acidity, refreshing, excellent. 1150): nice pale gold colour, rather neutral on the nose, not obviously fruity but full of flavour including a slightly salty note on the palate, decent silky texture. Villiera Chenin Blanc 2009. 8) This ...