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Spain

Apparently a silver medallist according to Tesco. Lightly oaky with rich dark fruit aroma. Smooth blackcurrant flavour with some tannin dryness? Very drinkable whatever.

First drank this in Tiger Tiger, Haymarket. Oak ageing combined with deep red fruit comes through on the nose as rice pudding (hot) with …

Rich dark fruit (mainly blackcurrant), but with a jamminess. Light vanilla oak, and bizarrely this left an appley aroma at the end, reminiscent of …

Yet to find a better bargain. Not the greatest Rioja – but for <£5 it certainly is. Very oaky so needs to breathe for …

Light and clean Sherry with degree of nuttiness and apple aromas. Pity Mike Riley drank the remaining 2/3 bottle (a litre bottle too…)

1994 – v. good year – wine has some smokiness on the nose, with light vanilla oakiness, and some blackcurrant. Some liquorice on the …