Fossi and veggies in Taberna Verdejo

Not just any veggies – the superb “Verde que te quiero verde” in Taberna Verdejo: horseradish, artichokes, borage, chard, asparagus and whatsit broccoli. Pairs with this gem of an amontillado – sharp, smooth and savoury rich – like a metaphorical glove. Appropriately enough too – although these days everywhere in Madrid seems to have a … Continue reading Fossi and veggies in Taberna Verdejo

Amontillado fino Fossi

Lovely. Have just finished lunch around the corner but thought I would call into Lakasa and this little beauty, by Primitivo Collantes and the famous Finca Matalian, is pure pleasure. If there is a more drinkable, enjoyable sherry I know not what it is. Brilliant lush toffee and spikey minerals in balance. Lovely. 

Finca Matalian, Pozo Galván, and the man himself: Primitivo Collantes

Down South they sell cars with a special set of gears designed for slowly making your way out to the vineyards. You start in first before changing up to “dawdling”, then smoothly up through “chugging along “, “ambling” “moseying”, and finally “meandering”, reaching a top speed of around 15 miles per hour within fifteen minutes. … Continue reading Finca Matalian, Pozo Galván, and the man himself: Primitivo Collantes