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Equipo Navazos

Another visit to Navazos-land, but this time their Macharnudo Alto vineyard Fino bottling. Brine and olive, with a depth of oak & vanilla touches …

Tried the 2011 release in the shop, which surprisingly was better – more complex – in retrospect. Notably deep gold – almost oxidised in …

A balanced mix of the ‘raisin’ and ‘chocolate’ styles of Pedro Ximenez. And very, very good. A deep, deep, red-brown, with a narrow, amber-caramel …

More from Navazos, and pretty good too. Pale-medium amber, with a broad, watery rim. When cold, smoky, slightly meaty / rubbery – more than …

From a second batch of Equipo Navazos wines, courtesy of Lay & Wheeler. Technically a Montilla-Moriles DO rather than a Sherry, but nevertheless a …

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 …