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Old-vine lees-aged Muscadet. (29/6)
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Recently released and drinking now. (22/6)
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Coteaux du Layon Chaume

Topography and terroir, with Claude Papin's 2004 Chaume. (15/6)
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I check out Bouvet-Ladubay's zero-dosage cuvée. (8/6)
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Tasting Reports

Loire 2016

Over 50 wines from this vintage tasted, including wines from Alliet, Foreau, Carême, Germain, Mellot & more. (5/5)
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Vouvray 1989

Liquid Gold Episode 2: I return to the 1989 vintage in Vouvray, with Huet, Pinon, Foreau & more. (7/4)
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Bordeaux 2019 Top Up

More Pauillac, St Julien & Pauillac notes added. (21/6)
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