All this talk of golden tickets got me into an overdrive of purchases this week. Nothing coherent - it never is with me, just a random mix of bottles. So currently got these awaiting delivery from TWS:
I’d forgotten about the golden tickets; now that would make my day. Several years ago we won a bottle of TWS champagne (for placing our Christmas order early I think) and it arrived at our new home the day we moved in. Isn’t TWS clever?
As for my basket, not quite random. Two sherries, as you just should shouldn’t you:
Two future and two, b***** we missed it, #TWStaste wines:
And then this amazingly good value vertical claret tasting selection.
PS Sorry to fill the page with all of these links. I haven’t worked out how to do it with just a line of text yet. Feel free to tell me how!
As mentioned in the ‘Gold’ thread, I have 2 each of these in my basket:
Rather an expensive selection by my usual standards but I believe each of them to be very good value examples of their respective appellations. And I have the St Cosme ordered on EP for '15 and '16 (well fingers still crossed for the latter one!)
Actually, to be fair, the pauillac is not that expensive, and based on my previous purchases of it I fully expect it to be quite exceptional value!
Ah yes! I totally forgot that I also got an Alegria Manzanilla from Waitrose today, as just finished a Gitana, and can’t be without my fix. Also got a half bottle of Lanson Black Label NV, currently on offer in Waitrose.
Currently have 4 bottles from a case of 6 of the Bergstrom in the cabinet at home.
I got it delivered because I thought it might need drinking up, but I needn’t of worried, it’ll be good for a while yet. I think it’s fantastic, while it has some oak you wouldn’t guess it was a US chard, fresh, mineral and superbly balanced.
Would love to buy more… but sadly times are a little tight!
That’s really good to hear, @MattH!
I’ve been meaning to try an Oregon Chardonnay for a while, having been impressed with other white wines from there (Riesling and Pinot Blanc) - looking forward even more to trying it now!
So, I have put in a minimum order to try the Muga 2015 and one or two others that have been on the wish list for a while and it came to the magic £75 exactly! Plenty of space in the box for the Gold winner too…