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Oloroso

Mid amber-brown, with a fade to a watery rim. Fairly intense nose of toasted hazelnuts, marzipan, and gentle coconut and cinnamon. A day or …

This is a bit cheeky – labelled not only Solera Gran Reserva, but also ‘rare Sherry, some of which is very old’… but it …

Nice, modern, designer packaging – with a fully wraparound label, that I had to tear off! Heavy bottle though… And a quality of wine …

Oops! Obviously liked this enough to put it in twice… self-evidently with the same tasting note!

Out of place, this entry, having flipped with Botaina. But either way, a superb VORS Oloroso, with a classy bottle design to match (albeit …

This Oloroso is best distinguished by its acidity and freshness, rather than mature cheese / rancio notes. A pity, given the mature Cheddar I …

From John Lewis Food Hall. A random purchase, this – riding my recent Sherry wave a little longer. And an interesting one because it …

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

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