Saumur Champigny Le Grand Clos, 2006

Saumur Champigny Le Grand Clos, 2006
I love Cabernet Franc – usually drinking it from the new world it’s easy to forget it’s a predominant grape in the Loire valley. However I have struggled to find any from the Loire that give me that Cabernet Franc experience that I love. I’ve been hanging onto this bottle since bringing it back from ...

St-Nicolas de Bourgueil ‘Les Malgagnes’ Yannik Amirault, 2005

St-Nicolas de Bourgueil ‘Les Malgagnes’ Yannik Amirault, 2005
Do I think I know ANYTHING about wine? pah! I blew it. Oeno­log­i­caly speak­ing I’ve blown it a few times, but this time I really earned myself the deri­sion of all hard­work­ing winemakers. My chef was mak­ing my favourite red wine sauce, a Rick Stein recipe you really must try, which requires sim­mer­ing almost a whole bot­tle of ...
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