I feel like this deserves its own topic.
The 175 bottles I currently have were not bought for sitting around, so time to plan some drinking! Perhaps other fans can post their notes and thoughts when they try theirs, too. We might even manage a guerilla-style tasting at some point.
I keep meaning to organise some kind of tasting for all the vintages I have, but not sure that will ever happen, so while I wait it’s time to pull a few of the more recent ones out and crack on with them. Due to members’ reserves rules I need to get minimum 3 of each at a time, so I’m thinking I’ll start with 2 cases containing 05-12 inclusive. A fun winter awaits.
Quick question for those in the know - part of my reluctance to draw them out in this way is that I don’t know whether they come in OWCs or not. The two cases I have at home (99 and 03) are both in cardboard and come in 12s. Does anyone know if they changed to OWC with the new owners (or when they started selling in 6s in 2006)?
I also can’t remember when they changed to the new label. which in itself deserves a poll:
- The new blue label rocks!
- Tradition is best! Red red red!