Daily Archives: April 1, 2008

Iberian Grenache

Bodegas Nekeas Navarra DO El Chaparral de Vega Sindoa Old Vines Grenache 2005 There’s smoke, tar and the brightness of fresh berries. Light-bodied and fruity. Sourced from 60 year old Grenache (Garnacha) grown in the Nekeas Valley. The wine is … Continue reading

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Port if you please

Taylor Fladgate, Porto, Late Bottled Vintage 2001 Dried fruits such as prunes are a common theme with noticeable alcohol – true to type and sometimes the wine seems to have the alcohol integrated even better than usual, though most are … Continue reading

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Andalucian classics 2

Lustau, Sherry DO, Solera Reserva, Fino, Jarana nv The latest bottle purchased in February 2010 is coded 9180 and bottled under a Stelvin closure. The profile was was previously spot on with plenty of bruised apples and toasted almonds all … Continue reading

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