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Giovannini Moresco

I had the pleasure of meeting one of our favourite clients recently for a lovely dinner at Medlar on the King’s Road. I thought I’d bring one of my last bottles of a wine I was sure he hadn’t tasted.  A 1971 Barbaresco Pajore from Giavanni Moresco.  The wine on this showing had a strong [...]

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Gaja 1961 vs Cappellano 1964

A dear friend kindly opened these two great bottles on my recent visit to his home town.  This was a duel not only of two excellent vintages, but also of Barolo versus Barbaresco and most importantly of two highly respected producers. There is no doubt that the 1964 vintage is generally more highly regarded than [...]

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A Tour Back to the Fifties, October 23rd

About a month I approached a few mates and suggested that we do a 50s night.  We gathered at mine for a glass of Jerome Prevost’s La Closerie Cuvee Les Beguines Champagne we headed to one of our favourite dining spots, Chez Bruce in Wansdworth. Once comfortably seated, we tucked into some Dom Perignon 1990 [...]

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