Posts in the category spain
Tresolmos Verdejo from the Wine Society is exactly what you need after battling through the bleak London rain
…is one half-bottle-sized suckerpunch of mouthjoy — the sea-wind bite, the roll of it, the swell of it, the crescendo
In which Old Parn recounts the tale of his first serious wine purchase — and muses on the notions of choice and experimentation with the aid of a very nice bottle of white Rioja
In which Old Parn points a quivering finger at two excellent wines you’d be a damned fool not to go and buy right now
… is delicious, extraordinary and quite goddamn sexy. Even if it *does* taste of raisins. Because wrinkles can be sexy, too.
… is just the kind of de-alcoholised pick-me-up you DON’T need after being told stories of martini-making for the Queen
… is like a sweet mouthful of ripest autumn — and is the nicest wine to grace Old Parn’s palate so far this year
… will show you (yet again) that sherry is not just a drink for your grannie.
… will make you go Pfooouf
… is a plump, florid, indulgent kind of wine — a hint of that chardonnay roundness and chubbiness, overlaid with a sprinkling of spice and pepper