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My favourite of the trio – a complex Palo Cortado that more than held its own alongside a Lustau Almacenista dry Palo Cortado (less …

Again, a richer, deeper style of Fino than most commercial brands. Mid-gold. Briny hints on the nose, but dominated by mature beeswax, dried apple, …

Having read many good things about the Sherry selections of Equipo Navazos, I figured I’d test out a spread – Manzanilla, Fino and Palo …

Having been really impressed by this in Tenuta Cuatro tapas bar, I was really happy to be given a bottle by SJ as a …

Saw this on bin-end in Waitrose and thought ‘why not’? It took a while to open, but having done so, a great reward. Stylistically, …

A couple of half bottles of this bought for Fortified Wine tasting practice (which obviously worked, as I managed a distinction!). An outstanding example …

And this was my second Almacenista sherry – again sourced by Lustau. A classic dry oloroso sherry, with lovely sweet flavour, but the refreshing …

Dawn picked this up as part of getting together a revision-list of wines for our WSET fortified exam. We got through 30 wines in …

On 9th May 2018, I went to my first edition of the fabled trade tasting, the Big Fortified Tasting. The clue is in the …

This stuff is so damn good that I had to buy another. Makes excellent ice cream, and wonderful with peanut M&Ms… The ageing makes …