A Wine Journey Through Time

In honor of World Emoji Day 2019, we’re throwing it back to this incredible vintage journey spanning 1961 to 2017, brought to you by the Delectable community’s Wine Emoji Master, Chris England. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Take a journey through time with Delectable community member Chris England as he pours a wine for every vintage from 1961 to 2017. Each tasting note includes a reminder of the year's headlining news, hit music and movies, memorable quotes and key stats. Bon vin-age!

Dom Pérignon

Cuvée David Lynch Rosé Brut Champagne Blend 2000

🚨 2️⃣0️⃣1️⃣8️⃣ 🚨

🚀 Destination reached

😱 Well we’re @ the end of our time machine from 1961 to present day & I hope you’ve enjoyed the 57 year journey of reviews 😃 as many as Heinz 😂

What will the next 57 years bring in News, Music, Movies, Quotes & Population 🤔 but most importantly Wines 😍

What was your favourite in the series ❓

What’s your big prediction in the next 57 yrs ❓

🌎 10B+ 👀

Thanks for being part of the journey & I wish you happiness, health & fab wines for the next 57yrs+ 😘🍷🥂

And no I couldn’t find a 2018 🤣
My top 3 were 69, 98 & 04 👍

We had another DP Pink 2k to celebrate 😉🥂
— 6 years ago

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Chris England

Chris England

@James Forsyth glad you enjoyed the journey & thanks for being part of it 🍷


@Chris England Chris Great feature on you on your wines through the years. Congratulations and Cheers 🍷
Chris England

Chris England

@P A thanks 😁

Cakebread Cellars

Dancing Bear Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2013


🗞 Mayens got it wrong 🤣, Area51, Meteorite 💥, Boston 🏃‍♂️😢
🎵 Get Lucky, Roar, Mirrors
🎥 Frozen, Gravity, Man of Steel
🗣 Sell me this pen
🌍 7.1B

Intense £150 top year top Cakebread - 97-98 in time 👍

🍷 Opaque deep ruby

👃 Violet candy-floss, cedar, blackcurrant, blueberry & thick mocha w/ soft oak vanilla smoke

👄 Full bodied chewy ripe blackcurrant/berry w/ cocoa cream velvet dollops, caramel & palmaviolet

🎯 Long purple teeth gloopy teeth stain w/ mocha blackcurrant oomph wow 😍
— 6 years ago

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Chris England

Chris England

@Kimberly Anderson you can go buy some 😁😎😍👍🍷
Stuart Scheff

Stuart Scheff

Sell me this pen. LOL

E. Guigal

Vignes de l'Hospice Saint-Joseph Syrah 2010


🗞 Vuvuzela, iPad, Deepwater Horizon, 🇨🇱 Miners, WikiLeaks
🎵 Tik Tok, OMG, Only Girl
🎥 Inception, Despicable Me, 👑 Speech
🗣 It's so fluffy I'm gonna die
🌍 6.86B

A £65 Gem 👍

🍷 Opaque ruby

👃 Spiced & herby blackberry in olive tapenade w/ blueberry, liquorice, cocoa, mineral, smoked cold meats & floral cherry tones

👄 Med+ smooth body of ripe blackberry w/ a blackcurrant touch bathed in creamy cocoa & liquorice w/ minerals

🎯 Long mineral driven liquorice, mocha & black fruit boom
— 6 years ago

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@Chris England Chris another good review and pic Cheers 🍷
Chris England

Chris England

@Phil A thanks 😊👍🍷

Cloudy Bay

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017


🗞 #MeToo, Grenfell, 🇺🇸 First
🎵 Despacito, Slide, That’s What I Like
🎥 Wonder 👩🏻, Dunkirk, Get Out
🗣 Cocaine, Marijuana, Beer, Covfefe
🌍 7.55B

Fab @ £23

🍷Apple white

👃 Fresh & crisp gooseberry clouds, cucumber mist, green apple puffs, pineapple tropical crush, vanilla pod wallops & honey extract w/ limey citrus oomph

👄 Med body of zingy refreshing green apple through um bingo tropical entanglements w/ minerals & lime zaps

🎯 Long limey tropical mineral dry fresh zing a zing ahh
— 6 years ago

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I can't wait to see your 2018 wine!
Chris England

Chris England

@Severn Goodwin Ha Ha I may have to crush my own grapes 🤪🍷

Domaine Pernot-Bélicard

Perrières Meursault 1er Cru Chardonnay 2014


🗞 Ice Bucket, Ebola, Rosetta 💫
🎵 Happy, Shake it off
🎥 Guardians of 🌌, John Wick, Kingsman
🗣 Manners Maketh Man
🌍 7.17B

Fab £70 drop that will age yummily 😍

🍷 Golden straw

👃 Lemon oil, crushed rock flinty minerals & apricot w/ white flowers, tropic tones, chalk, vanilla, pear, honey & soft smoke

👄 Med+ body of rich balanced creamy sappy gooey lemon w/ green apple, pear & lime in fresh minerals & med acidity

🎯 Long magnetic citrus fresh buttery zingy crisp mineral dry linger
— 6 years ago

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Severn Goodwin

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I have this bottle in the house!
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No I don't! I have the village Meursault, but Cru bottles on the Puligny-Montrachet. This is a great producer.
Chris England

Chris England

@Severn Goodwin i know where to come 😉😁👍🍷

Viña Vik

Millahue Apalta Red Blend 2011


🗞 🇯🇵 🌊 Fukushima, RIP Jobs, 7 Billionth 👶, 🤴💕👰
🎵 We Found Love, Born This Way, Rolling in the Deep
🎥 Captain 🇺🇸, Thor, Girl with 🐉 Tattoo
🌍 6.94B

A Chilean icon blend @ £110 with huge potential with age 👍

🍇 55% Cab S, 29% Carmenere, 7% Cab F, 5% Merlot & 4% Syrah

🍷Opaque ruby w/ purple hue

👃 Chocolatey spicy rich blackcurrant & dark plum w/ soft oak, vanilla, wet leaves & minerals

👄 Full body of rich silky intense black fruits in oozy chocolate & blueberry w/ med acidity

🎯 Long slight sweet & dry black fruits & cocoa linger w/ purple teeth stain
— 6 years ago

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David T

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Headed there in April.
Chris England

Chris England

@David T would love to visit to 👍👍👍👍👍


Reserve Bin 14A Chardonnay 2016


🗞 Trump, Brexit, Zika, Icons’ 💀, Fake News
🎵 Sorry, Hello, Can’t Stop the Feeling
🎥 Rogue One, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, La La Land, Passengers
🗣 Here at NASA, we all pee the same color
🌍 7.3B

Superb @ £59

🍷Pale straw

👃 Squished lemon & lime in waterfall crashed mineral stones w/ green apple, peach, orange & apricot

👄 Creamy, but not syrupy, refreshing silky balanced med acidity in med body of zingy tart green apple & lemon curd

🎯 Med+ Granny Smith w/ citrus & dry mineral finale
— 6 years ago

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Jean-Luc Colombo

Amour de Dieu Condrieu Viognier 2015


🗞 💗🇫🇷 Je Suis Charlie 🇫🇷💗
🗞 39 🤳 deaths, Pokemon Go, Same Sex 💍, Self Drive 🚗, Doc Brown arrives!
🎵 Uptown Funk, Hello, Love Me Like You Do
🎥 The Martian, Spectre, Spotlight, The Big Short
🗣 Touch my hair, it’s real!
🗣 Banana!
🌍 7.25B

Superb quality & value @ £45

🍷 Golden straw

👃 Honey caramel apple citrus w/ tropical banana peachy fruits & vanilla

👄 Med+ body of buttery honey creamed citrus w/ sweet tropical undertones

🎯 Long buttery honey citrus & banana linger
— 6 years ago

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Neil Valenzuela

Neil Valenzuela

Sounds delightful! Gotta try this. 🥂
Chris England

Chris England

@Neil Valenzuela it’s sure yummy with food 👍🍷 have a fab Sunday 🥂
Sharon B

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Sounds delicious!

Silver Oak

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2012


🗞 End of the world, Costa Concordia, London 🏅
🎵 Sexy and I Know It, Gangnam Style, Payphone
🎥 Avengers, Hunger Games, Skyfall
🗣 And yes, Mr. Wayne, it does come in black
🌍 7.02B

£126 top year old love Napa Cab - I’d swear there’s Malbec in but no & not as good as it used to be 😕

🍷 Opaque ruby

👃 Spicy raspberry, cherry & blackcurrant bathed in rich cocoa w/ stoney minerals, herbs & cedar

👄 Med+ body of smooth cherry, raspberry & blackcurrant in mocha

🎯 Long berry/cherry mocha 💥
— 6 years ago

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Matt Duncan

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(2011 was the last Napa to have a bit of Malbec)
Chris England

Chris England

@Matt Duncan thanks for the info & sure will do that soon!

Château Teyssier

Le Dôme Saint-Emilion Red Bordeaux Blend 2009


🗞 MJ 👑 RIP, Hudson ✈️, Swine 😷, Spotify
🎵 I Gotta Feeling, Poker Face, She Wolf
🎥 Avatar, Star Trek
🗣 I See You
🌍 6.78B

😍 £175 - 99 RP superb already but will be 98-99 in 5-10yrs 👍

🍷 Dark ruby w/ brick edge

👃 Creamy stewed plum, cherry & blackberry in soft oak w/ minerals, thick cocoa & hints of raspberry, cranberry, liquorice, smoke, flowers & herbs

👄 Med+ intense dark plum, cherry & blackberry in earthy rich creamy cocoa w/ fine dry tannin

🎯 Long lingering mocha dark fruit 💥
— 6 years ago

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Ron R

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great wine!
Chris England

Chris England

@Dawn Emory most kind thank you 😊👍🍷🥂
Chris England

Chris England

@Ron R it’s a beauty for sure 🍷😎