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

I was perhaps expecting a little more from this wine, though still a good, pretty complex example of an old PX. Deep brown with …

Another very good Sherry from Bodegas Tradición, that got better on days 2 and 3 – greater complexity and power. Curious mid-amber, with a …

Slightly out-of-order this one (should really be after the Clos des Goisses), but just filling an accidental gap! Having enjoyed the Hidalgo Wellington VORS …

A classically-styled, and good quality Oloroso. Deep amber, with a broad, caramel rim. Medium+ intensity nose, led by walnut marzipan, then caramel, Demerara sugar …

Medium-deep amber, with some olive in the broad, watery rim. Medium+ intensity nose of cinnamon, sweet caramel hints and gentle oak spice. Hint of …

The bit of my WineBear order that actually arrived on reasonably on time (the 6 bottles of Clos des Goisses was due 6 months …

I think I have only the F fino left to complete the set of these! A definite citrus dimension to this very good quality …

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

Surprise find in Waitrose, and good value. Not the most complex VORS, but still pretty good – particularly for a sweetened style. Deep amber, …