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Bought for Andy’s 40th in April. Starting to fade, but once great. Still nice though. Pale garnet with a broad, brick / caramel rim. …

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 …

Another rare varietal Rioja from Ijalba, and apparently there’s only a couple of Ha of this red variety left. Overall, I think Ijalba need …

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, …

As a conference presentation thank you gift, not too bad. But ultimately a mid-range, modern-style Rioja, that was pleasant enough, but not radically inspiring. …

Bought this after tasting Hidalgo-La Gitana’s full range with Javier Hidalgo at POTG, and this was the finest. Medium-depth amber, with tawny glints. Broad …