A brief report from the London Wine and Spirit Trade Fair

The Elitist Review editorial team took a visit to the London Wine and Spirits Trade Fair last Thursday. Here we are: [image image_id=”2271″] In that picture we are drinking tasting Taylor’s 1985, which was quite delicious. Very soft, mature and accessible, I thought. Mentzendorff also had some Taylor’s Quinta de Vargellas 2001 which was terribly … Continue reading A brief report from the London Wine and Spirit Trade Fair

Hix Oyster and Chop House – good menu, shame about the execution

The Hix Oyster and Chop House would be a lovely destination for those who don’t mind what food they eat, how it is served or how much it costs. Everyone else will feel let down. When we arrived we both thought it looked like a knock-off of Saint John. The menu looked quite similar too, … Continue reading Hix Oyster and Chop House – good menu, shame about the execution

Another quality village Burgundy

Deuxieme Cru or village level, call it what you will as long as you call it totally delicious. [image image_id=”2358″] Meursault ‘Tessons Clos de Mon Plaisir’ 2004, Domaine Roulot Oh what a beautiful nose! Honey and nuts, serious mineral complexity and super-classy style. This tickles my fancy in a completely pleasurable and slightly lewd manner. … Continue reading Another quality village Burgundy