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Warre’s Vintage Port 2009, Douro, Portugal

$155 from PWS. There are just 500 cases of the Vintage 2009. It is to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Oporto’s liberation from the French by forces led by the Duke of Wellington. Matured in wooden vats for 18 months … Continue reading

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The Ports of Morris and Stanton & Killeen (Part 2)

This is a continuation of the introductory tasting of fortifying spirits (Part 1). The next bracket was set up to showcase Morris and Stanton & Killeen as distinct but traditional styles of the Rutherglen. General comments about the wines in … Continue reading

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The Ports of Morris and Stanton & Killeen (Part 1)

Within Australia, when port or fortified wines become the topic of conversation, there is only one region which emerges in my mind – Rutherglen. However in recent years, this region of immense historical richness has been enduring a marketing nightmare … Continue reading

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