Neal Martin

@nealmartin

UK wine writer for Robert Parker and contributor to Wine-Journal on erobertparker.com

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Interesting lunchtime tipple with John Avery. #wine

Retasting Bordeaux 2010s. Stopped to taste this early 19th century (poss 18th) South African Muscat.

My favourite Cru Bourgeois this a.m.: Ch Fleur du Mothe 2008. You can pick it up in Costco in USA.

Madeira time. Twelve from Blandys for their 200th anniversary back to (where else) an 1811 Solera...

Here is a bottle of La Chapelle '44. Lighter but still sublime.

Flight of Chave Hermitage: 71, 70, 66 and 64. But starting w/ La Chapelle 61 (Blanc). #wine

Adi Badenhorst this morning in Swartland. Not sure about the beard.

This man is happy with his 2010. #bdx10

Just discovered entire horses leg in freezer of my rented accommodation in Leognan. Scared. #bdx10

Tonight's vinous fare. #wine

All on my own. Just me and dozens of 2001 Clarets. The others must be watching Jeremy Kyle. #wine

Mouton 82...not bad for a cabernet. #wine

Leoville Lascases vertical: 16 vintages back to 1959. Nice. #wine

This is a ledbury 2-star zinger burger abt to be drunk w/ beaucastel 81. Class. #wine

Couple of the 2007s tasted blind. Fascinating tasting.

#sauternes porn. Ch Suduiraut back to '99 (that's 1899.) Palate is revving...

Romanee-Conti, 8.30 this morning. Not a sole about as its a holiday here in France. #wine

My first twitpic. Coutet 88 and Dow 85 coming up. #wine

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