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First En Rama bottling I’ve come across of a Manzanilla – definitely adds greater body, colour and complexity – though still has a distinct …

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 …

This is a bit cheeky – labelled not only Solera Gran Reserva, but also ‘rare Sherry, some of which is very old’… but it …

So, if En Rama is Tio Pepe’s special bottling, then this is La Ina’s. And I think this is the better of the two …

Continuing a theme of old, rarer, quality Sherries – particularly Palo Cortado – I picked this up from Lustau’s Almacenista series. Drunk side-by-side with …

And this was my second Almacenista sherry – again sourced by Lustau. A classic dry oloroso sherry, with lovely sweet flavour, but the refreshing …

Dawn picked this up as part of getting together a revision-list of wines for our WSET fortified exam. We got through 30 wines in …