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Williams and Humbert PX Solera

Williams & Humbert, Very Sweet Pedro Ximenez, DO Jerez, Jerez de la Frontera, Andalucia, Spain, NV Pedro ximenez production Commonly abbreviated to PX, pedro ximenez is famously used to produce luscious naturally sweet wine, but also at the other of … Continue reading

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Delicado Amontillado 12yo

Bodega Gonzalez Byass, Delicado 12 y.o. Amontillado, Jerez, Andalucia, Spain, NV An amontillado is the result of two successive ageing processes, both in solera – firstly biological as a fino under flor, then oxidatively in oak. It normally starts life … Continue reading

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Taylor’s Chip Dry White Port NV

Taylor’s Chip Dry Port, Extra Sec, Douro, Portugal, NV This wine: a malvasia dominated blend, along with rabigato, esgana cão, viosinho and gouveio; produced using the same methods as for red port, at Atkinson Lodge/Cellar; bottle number 363479, natural cork stopper, … Continue reading

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Barao de Vilar Pink Port NV

Barao de Vilar, Pink Port, Portugal, NV. This wine: a blend of the port varieties – touriga franca, touriga nacional, tinta barroca, tinto cao, tinta roriz; natural cork stopper, 19.5% abv, 50cl, Ann et Vin, ~£13 (02/17) Consumer tasting note: a … Continue reading

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D’Oliveiras Terrantez 1988

D’Oliveira, Terrantez, Madeira, Portugal, 1988 According to Madeira Wine Guide (MWG) and BBR, there are two vintage terrantez styles, both are richly flavoured, but one is rather sweet and the other very dry, not unlike sercial. A differentiating characteristic, according to MWG, is … Continue reading

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Justinos Madeira Colheita 1996

Justinos, Fine Rich Colheita Madeira, Portugal, 1996 This wine: a blend of predominantly tinta negra mole from the single year, a black variety, harvested 1996, aged in oak casks for an unspecified period, bottled when? natural cork stopper, 19% abv, Delilah … Continue reading

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D’Oliveira Terrantez Madeira 1988

D’Oliveira, Terrantez, Madeira, Portugal, 1988 A vintage terrantez varietal wine, bottled 2014, aged by the unforced canteiro method, in old oak barrels; natural cork stopper, 20% abv, Vintage Wine and Port, £60 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, medium intensity … Continue reading

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