The essence of wet rocks. A purity to die for.
The 2011 Pintas Vintage Port from Wine & Soul not only seduces on the nose, it’s also drinking beautifully. Not a power house, it’s all about finesse and elegance. Just the way I want it. Sandra and Jorge at Wine & Soul continues to impress [...]
At some point you will realize it. Precisely when, is most likely due to how fortunate you’ve been at previous occasions.
Reading about older great vintages elicits the desire of tasting them. To learn and to understand what everyone is talking about. But with age great years doesn’t come cheap and one has to [...]
“The vineyard location is a secret. Only 3 persons know the spot.”
Secret Spot Wines. Either its brilliant marketing of their products or actually a fact that the producer wishes to keep these vineyards hidden from others to get a hold on. However, they continue: “The spot colour in the capsule identifies the vineyard.”
In the world of blogging anything but the latest post on a site seems less attractive amongst readers. That’s a pity – at least when an article is putting little focus on just a specific wine but instead highlighting a producer or a region. Time to recycle a few. Time to remind ourselves of the [...]
I consider myself quite a decent wine detective; all those old and to some extent unknown Madeira bottles I’ve purchased over the years, has surely helped out. But now I’m stuck, stuck with a 1950 Colheita Porto! Hence I need my readers help identifying the wine.
Perhaps you’re gonna think I’m the most inappreciative idiot out there when reading this – and perhaps I am – but I can’t let go of the fact what thoughts goes through my mind after having tasted the 5G. Why can Port wine command such astronomic prices compared to Madeira without being superior, just different? [...]
“I know this flavor. But what is it?”
How do you explain horseradish? Easy, ask the waiter to fetch one from the kitchen. The loin of cod we’re having, served with a creamy sauce and fresh horseradish, pairs excellently with the 2010 Guru from Sandra Tavares da Silva and her husband Jorge Serôdio Borges. Together they [...]
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