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From my Hors Concours prize case, this was an excellent example of the quality Crémant de Limoux can achieve, and a good alternative to …

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 ridden the Alpe d’Huez, Col de la Croix de Fer and Col du Galibier, I figured I deserved some wine, so picked this …

This turned out to be an unexpected pleasure. I didn’t have a good impression of Lanson as a Champagne brand, and this was a …

The first couple of bottles of this were underwhelming and somewhat so, respectively – with the acidity disjointed and lack of elegance. Given the …

Youthful. Drinking pretty well now, but will be better in 3-5 years, to allow the slightly ‘hard’ acidity to mellow and integrate, whilst complexity …

More a curiosity than a great wine. In fact, definitely curiosity value. Whilst on Cape Verde, we had to try the local wine – …

Good, but not great, by any means. It was straight from the fridge, which wouldn’t have done it any favours on length & complexity, …