Château Talbot, 2001

Château Talbot, 2001
The very first (and last!) time I tried a Château Talbot was very early on in my wine education, a 1983, and I remember thinking “really, that’s IT??” The same to a lesser degree with a 1981 La Mission Haut Brion. Partly due to my lack of experience, but also probably because both were weak ...

Retro Bistro, Teddington

Retro Bistro, Teddington
Chassagne-Montrachet “Les Pierres” Jean-Marc Pillot, 2008 I’m being stalked by Jean-Marc Pillot’s Chassagne-Montrachets! Without seeking them out they have cropped up three times in recent history – and they aren’t exactly common! The first at the Bingham Restaurant in Richmond for my birthday, then in Chassagne itself (where I just had buy some to bring back), then ...
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