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    Amontillado – Bodegas Barbadillo

    Written by bluestone0924

    A traditional-styled Amontillado, off-dry with layers of intriguing salted hazelnuts and mocha, chocolate flavours intermingled with complex dried fruits. Delicious!  Barbadillo has been a household name in Spain for nearly two centuries and this family Bodega is still entirely run by t...

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    La Cilla Pedro Ximenez Barbadillo (375ml)

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes Very dark mahogany colour and aromas reminiscent of plums, raisins and chocolate against a background of noble oak. Velvety and sweet on the palate. Long finish with the predominant retro nasal aroma being that of raisins.

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    Noe Pedro Ximénez 30YO Gonzalez Byass

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes: As a result of the soleo process Noe shows and intense ebony colour, nearly opaque with dense legs due to the sugar content.  On the nose aromas of mature fruit such as figs, coffee and spice.  On the palate sweet and silky with surprising freshness. Food Pairings: ...

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    Palo Cortado V.O.R.S. Apóstoles – González Byass

    Written by bluestone0924

    The nose nicely balances the characteristics of Palo Cortado with Pedro Ximénez (for which the sherry has been partially aged in to increase depth of character). Dark, caramelised notes and molasses with a clear smokiness alongside mineral and tangy notes. Tobacco, orange peel, hints of s...

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    Pedro Ximénez – Bodegas Barbadillo

    Written by bluestone0924

    A very rich, thick and sumptuous dessert sherry from Barbadillo. This has a rich prune, raisin flavour and goes superbly well with rich desserts. or even dribbled over icecream.

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    Pedro Ximénez Cardenal Cisneros – Sánchez Romate

    Written by bluestone0924

    Aromas full of raisins and sultanas with just a touch of nuts, dried fruit and oaky spice. Sanchez Romate Pedro Ximenez Cardenal Cisneros is big and rich with a luscious velvety feel. Very sweet but with balancing acidity, creamy raisins, espresso coffee and a touch of dark chocolate.

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    San Rafeal Oloroso Barbadillo (375ml)

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes Mahogany in colour with aromas of dried fruit, nuts, plums and raisins, against subtle background of noble oak. Syrupy and smooth on the palate. Long finish allowing a full appreciation of the elegant qualities of old oloroso.

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