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1990

Though not a full vintage – a Colheita rather than Frasqueira – this was a very good example of fully-sweet Malvasia Madeira. Medium amber. …

[signed in 2017 by: Gaia Gaja, Rossana Gaja] Well, the first time we went to the Maidenhead Italian, I got chatting to the owner, …

So, after much to-ing and fro-ing we finally drank this to wet the head of my nephew Dexter, only 14 months after he was …

Kinda weird. Overall slightly disappointing, given the quality of the Domaine’s Bonnezeaux. Mid-gold with some green glints. On the nose is where I got …

…which had a similar colour profile, but the bouquet was a softer, better blended, more toasty, coffee-like oak and spice profile. Residual red fruit …

Another random discovery at my parents house (where they’d picked this up cheap at Waitrose…). Brilliant golden colour suggested a degree of maturity, and …