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A lovely way to see in both Christmas and New Years. This is another example of Jacquesson’s 7– series showing its quality. Particularly evident …

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 …

Pretty much the coolest label on a bottle of anything ever – as it should be, given the artist. I’d have bought this beer …

Finally tasted this über-grower Champagne at J&B’s grower tasting, and this estate lived up to its reputation entirely. This was my wine of the …

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 …