Entries by Laura & Erik Burgess

Bodegas Toro Albalá Fino Eléctrico en Rama

With the recent sunny Scottish weather, perfect for drinking Fino, we decided it was ideal opportunity to review a new bodega’s wine, Toro Albalá’s Fino Eléctrico en Rama. Official Tasting Notes Produced using the solera technique from 100% Pedro Ximenez grapes, it is biologically aged for 5 years under a veil of yeast, also known as ‘flor’. Colour: Pale […]

Bodegas Cruz Conde Fino Moriles Tercia

This review is from a bodega located in Montilla, Bodegas Cruz Conde and is of their Fino Moriles Tercia. The official notes on this wine state that it is a natural Fino wine made from 100% Pedro Ximenez grapes with an ABV of 15%. Official Tasting Notes Obtained from the controlled fermentation of the musts from the […]

Bodegas Alvear Fino C.B.

We return to Bodegas Alvear in Montilla for our next wine review, the Fino C.B. The official notes from the Alvear web site on this wine state that it is a non vintage wine, has an ABV of 15% and confirms that it is made from 100% Pedro Ximenez grapes. It recommends that it is best […]

Bodegas Alvear Fino en Rama 2008

Located in the town of Montilla, Bodegas Alvear founded by Diego de Alvear y Escalera in 1729 is the oldest bodega in Andalucia. Along with Perez Barquero S.A. in Montilla and Bodegas Toro Albalá in Aguilar de la Frontera, Bodegas Alvear is considered as 1 of the big 3 of the bodegas found within the Montilla-Moriles DO. 40% […]

Bodegas el Monte San Ramon Pedro Ximenez

In early October 2015 we hosted two tastings , one in Glasgow and one in Edinburgh, of four special wines from Montilla-Moriles. Our latest review is the San Ramon Pedro Ximenez (PX) from Bodegas el Monte which we reviewed here. Do not be fooled that all PX’s are sweet and sickly. This indigenous product shouts quality […]

Bodegas Lagar Blanco Oloroso

In early October 2015 we hosted two tastings , one in Glasgow and one in Edinburgh, of four special wines from Montilla-Moriles. Today we are going to review the Oloroso from Bodegas Lagar Blanco. The official notes on this wine This is the next ageing step from Amontillado spending more time in wood with 100% oxidative […]