Simonjwoolf

Simonjwoolf

427 posts

  • 2 weeks ago
    Quite oaky, but tasty Valais Pinot.
  • 2 weeks ago Recommended
    2013. Really focused, pure fruit. Featherlite tannins (this is Gamay). Quite serious and dark fruit. Great potential to age for a year or two.
  • 2 weeks ago Recommended
    Johannisberg (aka sylvaner). Nice acidity, nice creamy texture
  • 2 weeks ago Recommended
    Johannisberg (aka sylvaner). Nice acidity, nice creamy texture
  • 2 weeks ago
    2013 Humagne Blanc. Quite mineral finish, refreshing but with that typical Swiss "flatness"
  • 2 weeks ago Recommended
    Lovely, creamy Chasselas. Shows how good this can be as a refreshing aperitif that can stand up to food.
  • 9 months ago Recommended
    Delicious, focused, cassis, liquorice hint. Terrific freshness + poise.
  • 9 months ago
    La Sorga 2010 en rouge et noir. Lovely minty, herbal nose.Red fruit coulis, spritz. V lively, youthful. Intense yet charming.
  • 9 months ago
    Alicant bouschet/cinsault blend. Stinky nose, structured, spicy fruit. Not bad.
  • one year ago Recommended
    A wannabe Montrachet, at half the price. And damn delicious too.
  • one year ago Recommended
    Fragrant cherry nose. Lightish body, sweet fruit. Charming.
  • one year ago Recommended
    Wonderful, spices, leather, prunes. Ageing v well. Gorgeous depth, acidity, freshnesd.
  • Bonavita Faro 2010 one year ago Bonavita Faro 2010 Recommended
    Nerello m+c, nocera. Quite full, rich. V herbal nose (risemary). Well handked oak. Elegant.
  • Valcerasa Etna Rosso 2008 one year ago Valcerasa Etna Rosso 2008 Recommended
    Great Etna rosso from a great year. Violets/fliral nose, still generous fruit & firm structure.
  • Uigo 2008 one year ago Uigo 2008 Recommended
    Nice chewy tannins. Ageing well. Lightish, spicy, sinewy fruit.
  • Allegracore 2010 one year ago Allegracore 2010
    Soft, slightly perfumed and resinous.
  • Auemos Etna Bianco Filippo Grasso one year ago Auemos Etna Bianco Filippo Grasso Recommended
    Great fruit purity, salty finish. Pears, quince, hint if white flowers. Nutty finish.
  • Mari Di Etna Blanco one year ago Mari Di Etna Blanco Recommended
    Will be etna bi sup from 2012. Honey/straw. Straw/hay, honey nose. More complex, hint of dried apricots. Fine, v dry finish.
  • Ripiddu one year ago Ripiddu
    Slightly roasted nose. A bit thin, but nice structure. Good acidity, but lacking fruit.
  • Outis Etna Bianco 2010 one year ago Outis Etna Bianco 2010 Recommended
    Great minerality, elegance. Hint of honey. Hint of ageing on nose.
  • Azienda Agricola Ciro Biondi Chianta Sicilia Bianco 2011 one year ago Azienda Agricola Ciro Biondi Chianta Sicilia Bianco 2011 Recommended
    Excellent. Fleshed out since last year.