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Archive: Apr 2011

Alsace 2011

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Jean Christoffe Bott with the welcoming Schnauzer Tuesday April 12th The journey from Zurich airport to Turckheim seems straightforward on the map but a series of ambushes by diversions and roadworks delays our arrival until 11.30pm and the bedraggled group of wine professionals, otherwise known as the JN Taste Team, suffer the indignity of a […]

Alsace 2011 A day with Olivier Humbrecht

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Zind Humbrecht wines have always ranked high in the favourites list of JN staff, so a day with Olivier Humbrecht has been an eagerly anticipated event. The winery is based in the outskirts of Turckheim. It’s a modern building with lots of glass and class – it’s soon clear that we are in the presence […]

Christian Moueix Bordeaux 2010

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A Misty Morning , Bordeaux Evey year Christian Moueix releases many of his wines early, rather than waiting for the critics’ scores or watching other Chateaux. This year he has released the Chatueax below, some are the best value we have tasted from him. L’Hospitalet De Gazin 2010 Polished nose, almost fragrant and perfumed. A […]