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Niepoort 1995

Niepoort Colheita Port 1995 brimmed with seductive complexity comprising a panoply of taste sensations...

Points 95
Quinta do Vesuvio Port Douro 1994

Quinta do Vesuvio, Port, Douro 1994 Star buy of 2015 Beautiful peppery aromas of prunes, plums, graphite and muscovado sugar. Unctuous and full of life, lifted by cherry and tobacco.…

Niepoort Redoma Branco 2014

Niepoort, Redoma Branco, Douro, Portugal 2014 Rating: 17.5/20pts This delicious Portuguese white is made from a field blend of old vines. Carefully selected grapes were handled gently throughout the vinification…

Points 91
Barbeito Rainwater Reserva Medium Dry

Barbeito, Rainwater Reserva Medium Dry, 5 Year Old Rating: 16.5/20pts A fresh, lighter-weight blend of Tinta Negra (80%) and Verdelho, not subject to estufagem but aged in French oak. This…

Points 88
Blandy’s Alvada 5 Year Old

Blandy’s, Alvada, 5 Year Old Rating: 17/20 Launched in the early 2000s, this was a radical departure for Madeira, being a 50/50 blend of Malvasia and Bual, and intended as…

Points 90
D’Oliveira Colheita Terrantez 1988

D’Oliveira, Colheita Terrantez 1988 Rating: 17.5/20pts This grape is as rare as hen’s teeth, having been driven almost to extinction, but is still much sought-after. Fragrant and floral aromas of…

Points 91
Blandy’s Colheita Sercial 1998

Blandy’s, Colheita Sercial 1998 Rating: 17.5/20pts One of the first of the new generation of colheitas, this is restrained on the nose, with aromas of orange peel and blossom. Initial…

Points 91
Henriques & Henriques Bual 15 year old

Henriques & Henriques, Bual, 15 Year Old Rating: 18/20pts Fine, fragrant aromas of fresh leaves, green tea and flowers. On the palate, it has rich toast and marmalade character yet…

Points 93
HM Borges Verdelho 20 Year Old

HM Borges, Verdelho, 20 Year Old Rating: 18/20pts Wonderfully expressive, with slightly smoked, singed, gunflint aromas and a touch of leafiness. Toasty flavour with dried apricots and a touch of…

Points 93
Barbeito Malvasia Lote 14050

Barbeito, Malvasia Lote 14050, 20 Year Old Rating: 18.5/20pts Bottled in tiny quantities, these lot-numbered wines are remarkable for their freshness and poise: lovely smoky nose, a touch of bonfire…

Points 95
Blandy’s Bual 1969

Blandy’s, Bual 1969 Rating: 19/20pts An outstanding year for Bual, this wine was bottled in 2013 having spent more than 40 years in cask. Shows toasted aromas, hazelnuts and dried…

Points 96
Henriques & Henriques WS Boal NV

Henriques & Henriques, WS Boal NV Rating: 19.5/20pts Although without a date on the label, this wine was thought to be 50 years old when inherited by the founder of…

Points 98
Gandarada Dão 2014

Gandarada, Dão, Portugal 2014 Rating: 17/20pts The real focus in the Dão region is the reds, but whites are starting to make their mark, too. Made from indigenous grapes, Encruzado,…

Points 90