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Diatomists Manzanilla Sherry 375ml

£12.95
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100% Palomino and aged for 5 years in bota, this is an invigorating white wine with a subtle, floral, mineral nose. Great intensity with sea breeze salinity running through an impressive structure, there is tension on the palate. The yeasty, baked bread flavours are in balance with apricots and golden apples. In the mouth the texture is silky and round, with an extremely long and clean finish. A unique style of Manzanilla to be served chilled with food or as an aperitif.

 

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Equipo Navazos I Think Manzanilla En Rama 37.5cl

£14.95
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A fine Manzanilla that’s powerfully aromatic. Fresh, with a salty tang, with plenty of acidity together with a very satisfying lemon twist to the finish. A natural Product with plenty of colour, weight and concentration.

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Eirados Ruby Port

£16.95
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A rich and fruity ruby port, foot-trodden and aged in oak for 4 years.  Quinta Santa Eufémia is a family company that has been producing Port & Douro wines since 1864. Located in the Douro region of Baixo and Cima Corgo on the left side of the river Douro at an altitude about 300m above sea level, the estate continues to be managed by the Carvalho family.

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Sivipa Moscatel De Setubal

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SIVIPA is the company name for all the wines produced by the Cordoso family, the vineyards are distributed between siblings and cousins as inheritance from previous generations.  The main winery, Quinta do Piloto is in Palmela and is one of the only few producing Moscatel Roxo as a varietal wine.

Described as an entry-level fortified wine but this is so much more. There’s dried fruit, caramel, spices, florals and especially citrus orange peel. Sensational wine!

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Barbeito Rainwater 5 Year Old Reserva Madeira

£18.95
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Shipped by Sail from Madeira!

Barbeito are one of the smallest Madeira Wine producers, only founded in 1946 but have an extraordinary reputation.  Ricardo, the founder’s grandson took over in the ‘90’s, reinventing the traditional wines and techniques.  He was the first to bottle Madeira wine without adding caramel and has also bottled from a single cask, which was once a traditional way.

Recreating the classic style of Rainwater, medium dry in character.  Dried fruit, orange blossom and crystallized fruit aromas with a soft yet full bodied palate and a long minerally finish.  An excellent aperitif, but also wonderful with French Onion Soup, Welsh Rarebit, cheeseboard, mushroom dishes, and game terrine.

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Barbeito Malvasia 5 Year Old Reserva Madeira

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Barbeito are one of the smallest Madeira Wine producers, only founded in 1946 but has an extraordinary reputation.  Ricardo, the founder’s grandson took over in the ‘90’s, reinventing the traditional wines and techniques.  He was the first to bottle Madeira wine without adding caramel and has also bottled from a single cask, which was once a traditional way.

Aromas of toasted almonds, honey and hints of smoke.  Lightly caramelized fruits bring a freshness on the palate.  A sweet wine, but with great balancing acidity.  This really complements desserts with caramel, dried fruits and toffee.

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Diatomists Oloroso Sherry 375ml

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Brilliant mahogany lights up the glass and prepares you for an alluring toasted hazelnut aroma.  Made from 100% Palomino aged for 12 years in bota, this is a very silky and fine Oloroso with a luscious feel in the mouth.  Orange peel gives a pronounced freshness to complement a backbone of brooding, nutty flavours.  On the end the solera comes to the fore leaving a vanilla and cigar box finish which is persistent and long.  The perfect accompaniment with game or after a meal with or without cheese.

 

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Diatomists Pedro Ximenez Sherry 375ml

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Medium maroon in colour with an amber edge, the nose is packed with figs, dark chocolate, roasted coffee and cigar box aromas. On the palate it is very smooth and balanced without being cloyingly sweet. This elegant PX is aged for 5 years in bota and made from 100% Pedro Ximénex. Extremely concentrated and nuanced, an ethereal wine with invigorating yet acidity. The finish is lengthy with a hint of nutmeg and cloves. To be served slightly chilled with pudding or to pass around the table after a meal.

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Diatomists Amontillado Sherry 375ml

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A bright golden amber colour, the nose is intense with an abundance of dried apricots and toast from the wine’s tender years under flor. Aged 12 years in bota, and 100% Palomino, the palate is structured, bright and energetic, with layers of flavours, nutty complexity and creamy texture. The finish is long, clean and dry. We recommend serving this slightly chilled with charcuterie or cheese.
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Berto Vermouth Bianco

£22.00
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An old, traditional recipe that produces the original amber colour and allows for it to reach a real elegance. 

Floral and vanilla spice aromas but soft on the palate.  Full-bodied and spicy on the finish.

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Eirados LBV Port

£22.00
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A fresh and approachable style of Port from Eirados, made from hand picked grapes.  Intense plum, redcurrants and a little spice.

Quinta Santa Eufémia is a family company that has been producing Port & Douro wines since 1864. Located in the Douro region of Baixo and Cima Corgo on the left side of the river Douro at an altitude about 300m above sea level, the estate continues to be managed by the Carvalho family.

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Pineau des Charentes Rastignac

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Taking it’s name from the ambitious character in Balzac’s Pere Goriot, this is a sweetish, fortified wine from Charente-Maritime.  Very rich aromas made up of fresh fruit (peach, plum and fig) and dried fruit (almond, prune).  On the palate, fresh fruit dominates, with citrus flavours helping to balance the sweetness.  The finish has a hint of honey and vanilla.  A gorgeous aperitif, but can go well with duck too.

Pineau des Charentes is such a wonderful and underrated tipple, made from Ugni blanc grape must, blended with 2 year old Cognac, you should be drinking more of this!

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Meandro Finest Reserve Port

£23.00
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A fantastic example of single estate port wine. Traditionally made using foot-treading in granit lagars before fortification. They vinify by parcel and grape variety, before ageing for a short period in large, old oak. The final wine is an expert blend from across different parcels and vintages, bringing together grape varieties and soil-types to fully represent the character of the whole estate.

Its dark, concentrated fruit character comes from perfectly ripe grapes grown in the warmer Douro Superior. There’s some greener, stalky, herbaceous notes, plus lovely spice and warmth from oak. The sweetness is balanced by fresh acidity so there’s nothing too sticky, and the gentle foot treading leads to soft, fine tannin, and a velvety texture.

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St. Petroni Vermouth Branco 1 Litre

£25.00
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Amazing vermouth from Galicia.  Perfect summer drinking.

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St Petroni Red Vermouth 1 Litre

£25.00
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Carcavelos Villa Oeiras 7 Year Old 375ml

£28.00
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Villa Oeiras is a wonderful new producer making old wines. The old estate of the Marquis de Pombal is now under the ownership of the local authority, and they are investing in their heritage to revitalise the vineyard areas and the almost-forgotten style of wine that is Carcavelos.

A great alternative to white port.  Lots of fruit – sweet orange and dried stone fruits with a hazelnut and almond nuttiness provided by 7 years of ageing.  This is definitely a sweet dessert wine but is well balanced with caramel and biscuit notes.

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Barbeito Single Harvest Tinta Negra Madeira

£36.00
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100% cask-aged Tinta Negra from an extraordinary single vineyard in Estreito de Camara de Lobos. The Single Harvest releases always get at least 10 years ageing by the Canteiro method in seasoned, French oak.

A medium dry style showing a lustrous golden colour, with enticing aromas of dried fruits, notes of walnuts, ripe quince, dried flowers, and a little citrus zest. On the palate, it offers delicacy with a refreshing crispness and finely balanced acidity, culminating in an elegant finish.

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Sanchez Romate Cardenal Cisneros Pedro Ximenez Sherry

£36.95
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One of the oldest bodegas in Spain and still owned and run by the original family.  Sanchez Romate own their vineyards, ensuring the best quality wines.  This is big and rich, very sweet with balancing acidity.  Raisins, coffee and just a hint of dark chocolate.

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Quinta do Vale Meao 10 Year old Tawny Port

£43.00
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Quinta do Vale Meão have been making fantastic port for many years. They don’t bottle everything they make straight away, and leave a proportion to age in their cellars. After many years of this investment, they now have sufficient reserves to draw from and create this wonderful 10 year old tawny port.

What sets this tawny apart is that it has been aged at the quinta, in the Douro Superior. This means it shows a very different developmental character to other tawny ports, most of which are aged in Vila Nova de Gaia, far cooler by the coast!

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Quinta do Piloto Moscatel de Setubal Superior 10 Year Old

£47.00
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An intensely flavoured aged sweet wine.  Exuding aromas of orange blossom, citrus, bitter orange marmalade, raisins, figs and nuts, leading to a full bodied palate with a perfectly judged balance of sweetness and acidity. An incredible dessert wine.

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Barbeito 10 Year Old Sercial Madeira

£49.00
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This iconic Sercial is bone dry.  Aromas of dried fruits pine and resin. Mineral and fresh palate, long finish. Excellent as an aperitif, with Oysters, French Onion Soup, Parmesan cheese, sautéed mushrooms.  An absolutely superb wine.

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Barbeito Boal Single Cask Madeira 2007

£53.00
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The wine has been aged using the canteiro method and produced from the single barrel. It has a lovely, fresh floral aroma, with notes of pine, apricot, ripe citrus, white raisins, caramel, and candied fruit. The sweetness is balanced by a spicy, fresh acidity, with a lingering finish.

The grapes for this wine come from a very special, single-vineyard called Vinha  da Torre, located in Campanario, the parish thought to have produced Boal grapes for the longest.

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Osborne Sibarita Sherry

£64.95
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Osborne Venerable Sherry

£69.95
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Barbeito Quatro Pipas Bastardo Special Reserva Madeira

£80.00
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The next iteration in Ricardo’s quest to honour and resurrect the almost forgotten Bastardo variety. This wine is a blend of three separate base wines, from different vintages: 2007, 2009, and 2011. Each was made using varying winemaking methods, such as skin contact and volume of barrels for ageing. The age of the wines and the complexity of the resultant blend enabled this to be designated as a Reserva Especial wine.

A fresh bouquet with a hint of tobacco, wood (pine), dried figs, dates and walnuts. This wine reveals much of  its character on the palate, where sweetness, acidity and a light spiciness blend in harmony, leading to a polished, long and silky finish.

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