Oloroso el Cerro 

This is one of the top wines around. It’s mere appearance can’t begin to tell the story. A wine with a big structure that is still rapier fine and beautifully balanced. A rare oloroso from Sanlúcar – from the guys at Callejuela, one of the new power houses. A dark brown in colour as you can see. The aromas … Continue reading Oloroso el Cerro 

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La Casilla and El Cerro: Elegant and more elegant even

Cracking dinner last night with a great friend, followed by some pretty poor snooker and some excellent wine. As you can see, two pairs of related wines. First a formidable double from Saint Julien – a Leoville Poyferré 2000 and a Leoville Barton 2003. They were fantastic – incredibly fresh, full flavoured and elegant wines. … Continue reading La Casilla and El Cerro: Elegant and more elegant even

The Didactic Selection, Part II: under the flor

Part II of the Cuatrogatos Wine Club Didactic Selection of Vinos Galacticos y Didacticos: la Charanga, la Choza, la Maruja, Camborio (or the special bottling thereof by Mr Alex Jules), Blanquito, Origen and el Cerro. Galacticos because they are all world class and Didacticos because they all tell a story that I believe is relevant … Continue reading The Didactic Selection, Part II: under the flor