November 2011

Stuart Pigott

„Wine of the month November 2011 –
Sometimes you get lucky and a wine which seemed unremarkable in its youth gets that extra bit of bottle age it needed to coax the best out of it and make it something special. Then you have the old fairy tale of the ugly duckling in your glass! But even when this minor miracle happens in a wine merchant’s cellar you still need to discover that wine is there! In this case it took a message from beyond the grave (thank you John Boys MW, we miss you very much!) to move me to a Weinhandlung in the heart of Berlin district of Kreuzberg where I found a great Pinot Noir red for everyday drinking.…(Villa Wolf Spätburgunder trocken).“