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

The final bottle of this, and it showed much better. A classic, old-school Rioja at maturity. Medium garnet with a broad, brick tinged rim. …

I thought I’d grabbed the 1992 to bring to Booker, as an interesting wine – being their first vintage, albeit an inauspicious one – …

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 …

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 …