Mystery is half the fun: Travaglini Cinzia

A: ruby but showing age with amber notes N: medium intensity with savoury herbs, tar and plums and cherries with earthy forest notes P: medium bodied with fine high tannins, flavours of sour cherry and herbs, savoury, tar notes, quite high acid making the wine tart. Rustic goodness. C: good quality wine of possibly 2013 vintage. An …

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…this is not champagne: Massoni Lectus

A: golden and petulant N: incredible richness even from a flute, medium+ intensity of caramelised peaches and figs, toffee and Chantilly cream with warm spices, think French vanilla and cinnamon. Freshly baked tarte tatin anyone? P: full bodied and again that richness fills the mouth with frothy. Its like drinking a cascade of frothy caramelised …

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