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I wanted to have a Rueda Verdejo in the Princess Wine Club mix, so tasted a couple at POTG, and chose this. A good …

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 …

A pretty good Palo Cortado in the nutty, woody style. Mid-amber with a broad, golden rim. Wood-led, fairly intense nose: polished mahogany, walnut marzipan, …

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

Picked up whilst ‘exploring’ The VineYard in Dorking. My first Mallorcan wine, from more-or-less the only DO (Binissalem), and the only major producer. Modern, …

From exploring The VineYard’s Spain section, an unusual (but trendy) Rioja – 100% Graciano, with is normally a small blending addition, like Petit Verdot …

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

The 2nd release of Tio Pepe’s limited edition – bottled unfiltered from the heart of the cask, at the height of flor growth. I’m …

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