Vinho Verde Loureiro Blend

Thank goodness for Broadbent, I believe it was Bartholomew who stopped by my VinoVolo years ago and had a glass.
N: Grapefruit peel out the wazoo, lemons, white flowers.
P: Same, as the nose, very slight spritz.
Inexpensive, thirst quenching and fun.
With lemon ricotta raviolis in fresh lemon pesto…Ah Hum.!
— a month ago

Ray, Tom and 9 others liked this


Colheita Madeira Tinta Negra Mole 1996

Rich and concentrated, carmel, nuts, maple syrup, orange. Straight fire 🔥 — 4 months ago

Romain, Andrew and 4 others liked this


Dão White Encruzado Blend 2019

Nice balance of crisp orchard fruit, a touch of lemon, and steely, stony minerality. I think it’s seen a touch of oak that adds a bit of weight to the freshness. — a year ago

Eddie, Severn and 2 others liked this

Château Giscours

Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend

1978 vintage. The late Michael Broadbent assessed Giscours 1978 many times as a young wine (up to 10 years old) and called it "an odd-man out, almost Latour-like in massiveness, impressive, but not exactly loaded with charm or finesse, a block-buster". At the age of 45, this Giscours is still standing with an impressively deep colour for its age, and indeed amazing power, more reminiscent of Pauillac than Margaux. An intense, slightly monolithic giant with impressive length. Maybe not the most subtle, but surviving and outperforming most of its peers in this vintage. — 24 days ago

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10 Years Old Madeira Sercial

Sumptuous but light. Fresh Italian prune plum, ripe date, and toasted walnut. Salted caramel, dark butterscotch, with an almost smoky, mesquite quality. Dry but very liquid. Lingering finish. The acid balance is so good, the wine is very light and energetic. There’s a bitter herbal quality on the long finish. Fantastic example of Sercial! — 5 months ago

Peter, Michael and 15 others liked this


Aged 10 Years Tawny Porto

so good! prune, date, with hints of coffee and dark chocolate — 2 years ago


Madeira Sercial Single Cask No. O 016 1997

Love the bright acidity holding this caramel, burnt rubber, and toffee lovechild together — 3 months ago

Tom and Daniel P. liked this


10 Years Old Madeira Boal

Madeira is such a nice way to end a meal. All adult caramel & mostly savory notes, with sweetness lurking by. — 4 months ago

Vanessa, Andrew and 8 others liked this


Single Cask Madeira Malvasia 1997

Wow! Yes please! — 2 years ago

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