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 [...]
“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 [...]
I must have been in my early twenties, when I tasted my first mature port. Still remember the wine, the 1965 Fonseca Guimaerens Vintage Port. It took me by surprise, how well it had aged. Graceful, elegant and still very alive. A passion had awakened; I started to buy Vintage Port. With age, because they [...]
I have Douro on my mind. Vintage Port has been an essential part of my twenty years of wine passion. Not much beats a mature port [...]
Nostalgia. A term used for describing a yearning for the past, often in idealized form
Besides being a hopeless wine romantic I am also a master of nostalgia. This especially goes for vintage port. The joy of drinking old and perfectly mature vintage port is hard to beat; the wine takes you on an [...]
Äntligen är det över! Lanseringen av internationella domännamn som hängt över en de senaste månaderna och som generöst bidragit till arbetsmängden, flöt på av bara farten och inte helt otippat var det domännamn som öl och ärzte som var bland de först tingade.
Kanske man nu äntligen kan starta fokusera på julen och låta [...]
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