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I’d had this for a few years and finally opened it just because. Perhaps not the finest of 30yo Tawnies, but very good indeed. …

Mid-deep amber-tawny, with olive at the rim. Smoky, oxidative nut – walnut. Rancio / butter. Orange peel. Spice. Raisin & chocolate touches. On the …

A good way to start celebrating my 40th, with this late-disgorged 733 alongside a regular 737, to share with my team. Both were definitely …

A low-dosage Champagne that I picked up a couple of bottles of whilst hunting down tasting wines. I must say I felt the first …

Proof that trade consumer tastings work: I tasted the range of Delamotte Champagnes, along with the incomparably elegant Salon 2002, at Corney & Barrow’s …

This was a gift from Philippe, who is winemaker at Atamisque. When we spoke at the estate restaurant, I asked him of his thoughts …

First En Rama bottling I’ve come across of a Manzanilla – definitely adds greater body, colour and complexity – though still has a distinct …

Another good aged Sherry from Equipo Navazos, but not out of the top drawer somehow. Whilst it was certainly pretty intense, with a golden …

This was the enlightening surprise of the line-up – and very hard to find – but I wasn’t then surprised to see an article …