2012 Barbera Conterno

You’d have thought that a magnum of 1990 Pétrus would be a tough act to follow.  Certainly very, very hard to beat (though Neal Martin says that I should try the 1989…) So after what is almost certainly my best wine of 2015 (more to follow) I thought that I was most likely done for […]

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1990 Pétrus – meeting St Peter

This piece (?) was originally posted on the Renaissance Vintners blog.  What I didn’t mention there is that, well, just over 24 hours prior to this bottle being opened I was fairly certain that I would be meeting St Peter much sooner than I had hoped. Thankfully I was wrong.  Meeting him this way was […]

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