José Sarmento

Viuva José Gomes da Silva & Filhos

Collares Ramisco 2011

Columbia county 2.0: 100% Ramisco from one of the worlds great wacky wine areas- vines not just on sandy soil, but on sand, in Colares, Portugal. The closest soul equivalent I can think of is Barolo, as it has that intensity of red fruit but within such a light to moderate frame, though tannins don’t bear the same aggressiveness as Barolos. Still, the age worthiness of these Ramiscos could easily outlive me. Needle like acidity & Gorgeous red fruits. Doesn’t feel like infanticide. Have two bottles by another Colares producer which hopefully I can resist In the next few decades. Paired beautifully with baked chicken thighs with Medjol dates, lemons, thyme, & shallots. — 9 days ago

Owen Mazon
with Owen
Severn, Daniel and 6 others liked this

Manuel José Colares

Casta Ramisco 1997

Mushrooms and eastern spices on the nose, cranberry and cedar palette. Secondaries definitely have taken over, tannins super smooth. — 6 months ago

Natasha Bray
with Natasha
Eddie and Ryan liked this
Ryan Colthorp

Ryan Colthorp

1997 had a lot of eastern spices goin’ on!

José Maria da Fonseca

Reserva Waterdog Setúbal Red Blend

Funny name. Incredible value wine. Really enjoyed. — 17 days ago

José Michel & Fils

Cuvée du Père Houdart Brut Champagne Blend

Now called homage this is a solera, champagne with the juice going back to the early 70s . Powerful , vibrant and vineyard driven with some secondary nuances from the older juice . Hard to find this kind of complexity for the price. — a month ago

Shay, Aravind and 1 other liked this

Gloria Ferrer

José S. Ferrer Selection Pinot Noir 2007

Pork chops, kale and Tuscan style beans. Earthy and cherry notes with a little smoke. Smooth finish. Drinks very nicely after so many years. — 6 months ago

Descendientes de José Palacios

Pétalos Bierzo Mencía 2020

Pleasantly surprised. Drank well first and second night — 23 days ago

José Michel & Fils

Brut Rosé Champagne Blend 1967

This one was a better bottle than before. — 2 months ago

Descendientes de José Palacios

Villa de Corullon Bierzo Mencía 2019

CL
9.2

Some tannins up front on open. Spicy, with earth tones. Almost like mushrooms. After some time open: pepper and cherries. Alcohol Comes through. Fruit really shines through after about 45mins to breath. — 4 months ago

Byron, ESF and 3 others liked this

Descendientes de José Palacios

Las Lamas Corullon Bierzo Mencía 2015

This was questionable at first taste, but after being in the glass it opened beautifully. Definitely decant. — 6 months ago