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Marcia Waters MW Selection of the Month – December
Marcia Waters MW joined the Oxford Wine Company as Wine Consultant in January 2012. She completed her Master of Wine qualification in the early 90s and is currently the Chairman of the Education and Examination Board of the Institute of Masters of Wine. She started as buyer for Victoria Wine before becoming Wine Controller at Tesco, Wine Buyer at Rothschild Waddesdon and General Manager at Anglo American Farms UK (who own the famous South African wineries Boschendal and Vergelegen).
The Master of Wine qualification is regarded in the wine industry as the very highest standard of professional knowledge and is one of the hardest exams to pass in any field. The process is challenging and rigorous and there are currently only 300 MWs in the world.
Each month Marcia chooses a wine or a small selection from The Oxford Wine Company that she has particular reason for recommending to you. These wines can be bought individually or together in any denominations.
The December Selection is:
Domaine Félines Jourdan Roussanne/Chardonnay, Côteaux de Bessilles, France 2012 - £8.75 Order Online
Attractively fresh nose of white flowers and stone fruits - an excellent better priced and characterful alternative to Rhone Blanc.
Château La Tuilerie du Puy, Bordeaux, France 2010 - £11.99 Order Online
Ripe with redcurrant and blackcurrant flavours. A classic and affordable wine for the festive season and one which will go nicely with turkey.