2007 Domaine les Pallières Gigondas Les Racines

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He says: This is the first wine to get over 4 stars on Winecouver, yet it’s nowhere near the most expensive one we’ve tasted. Here’s why: when I first drank this wine I talked about its flavours for several days.

She says: I now know what to pour my husband if he has had a bad day!

2007 Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Châteauneuf-du-Pape

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She says: At nearly $40 a bottle, not even its papal history can justify this price tag for me.

He says: There’s nothing particularly horrible about this wine, yet there’s nothing particularly great about it either.

Wine truths

“Anyone who tries to make you believe that he knows all about wines is obviously a fake.”
by Leon Adams

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.