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November 2005: Jancis Robinson MW recommendations

Jancis Robinson MW recommendations from The Financial Times and

Non-Rhône wines

Xavier Vignon, Champagne NV OUT OF STOCK
"Made on the home farm of one of the Dom Pérignon team and very lively grower's champagne with a good, arresting label." (FT 19/11/05)

Domaine de la Madone, Fleurie 2004 OUT OF STOCK - new vintage available
"Real depth of flavour on this classic cru Beaujolais." (FT 19/11/05)

Ch Teyssier, St-Emilion Grand Cru 2001 OUT OF STOCK - new vintage available
"Dynamic, British-run château from am excellent right bank vintage... I'd go for two magnums myself." (FT 19/11/05)

Southern Rhône reds (arranged alphabetically)

Domaine Bressy-Masson, CDRV Rasteau 2001 "Cuvée Paul Emile" OUT OF STOCK - new vintage available
"Low-key nose in this second cuvée from this estate and a very sweet palate entry. Quite gamey - tastes as though there is quite a bit of Mourvédre in the blend and lots of quite dry tannin. A massive win…