My only bottle of Claret

I only own one bottle of Claret, I hate the stuff. Red Bordeaux is simply dull unless it is fabulously expensive, and most of them are still crap. After this I am not going to buy another bottle of red Bordeaux.

Domaine de Chevalier 1995

Oh god, I fucking hate crappy fucking Claret. Yeah, yeah, it smells of blackcurrant and cedarwood, bit dirty. Piss boring. Palate dry and austere, not much fruit. Just what is the point? I really don’t see it. I find this stuff actively unpleasant, and I feel ashamed of myself for having purchased it at a knock-down price eight-odd years ago.

  • Ed Tully

    It’s food wine, old chap.

  • David Strange

    No, it was dried out and horrible. I would only drink this with food if I wanted the food to taste worse.

  • Ed Tully

    The problem is that you are a fun-loving-pleasure-seeking-hedonist-thrill-seeker. Austerity and rigour can be bracing, you know. And good for your sense of well being.