Monthly Archives: January 2011

Medoc tasting note revealed!

The tasting note says; “This wine hints at ripe blackberry and blackcurrant, fresh leather  with spiced floral notes….” This means; “this wine reeks of rubber trousers, Ribena and cheap lapdancers perfume….”

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Chablis is to sophistication what vaseline is to foreplay!

  With reference to a tasting note in our “Tasting Notes Explained” section   There is nothing worse than paying out good money for poor wine, especially when it’s your own money. I had the recent pleasure of two bottles … Continue reading

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Chablis tasting note translated–Beware!

The tasting note says; “Firm, bracing lemon zest with crunchy green apple dominating throughout” What it means: ” a mouthful of under ripe gooseberries and enough acidity to dissolve your recently fitted gastric band”

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A recent Cru bourgeois ’07 tasting note deciphered!

The tasting note says;  “a touch green, angular spices with reserved fruit on a tight palate, dominating tannins, a classic style” What it actually means; “this wine has the same affect on the mouth, that a wedgie has on the backside”

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Good riddance to “Les Sommeliers”

    One positive aspect of this now protracted recession (double-treble dip!) is the inevitable flushing out of certain sommeliers. I am happy to see the back of some sommeliers whose only qualifications seem to be blinding self belief, a … Continue reading

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