Fireside flight

fireside flight: Taylor Fladgate 2009 LBV, Grahams 10 year Tawny and Osborne cream sherry

fireside flight: Taylor Fladgate 2009 LBV, Grahams 10 year Tawny and Osborne cream sherry

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Taylor Fladgate LBV Late  Bottle Vintage  Porto 2009 Portugal

#46946   20% alcohol    95G/L  sugar    sale $16.95 usually $18.95

Opaque purple colour; spicy plum raison (jammy), dried fruit, orange peel, chocolate, black cherry, bramble, cranberry and fruitcake aromas and flavours.

Full-bodied, lush, ripe and lingering fininsh. Good balance and expresses character.

High alcohol, medium intensity, 4-6 years on cask and not protected from oxidization.

Paired with Stilton, dark chocolate, orange and fig compote, grapes, almonds and dried figs.

Would also pair with casual dinners of pulled pork and burgers,  roast meats and stews and rich cheeses: Gorganzola, Blue, and beautifully with sweet deserts for ‘afters’

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TAWNY – GRAHAMS, 10 year old Port; Lodge on the Estuary of the Douro River, Portugal

#206508     $29      20% alc      111G/L sugar

Medium tawny colour, Plum, fig, raison and nutty aromas. Rich dried fruit and nutty flavours.

Full bodied with a long finish

Pairs with dark semi-sweet chocolate, figs, breakfast style sausages, blue, ash and matured cheese

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CREAM SHERRY –  BODEGAS OSBORNE premium; Casa Fundada, El Puerto Santa Maria, Spain

#31120    $13     19 % alc      116 G/L  sugar ( s )

Copper/amber, dark mahogany colour, medium bodied, well balanced, sweet and smooth

Clear notes of Pedro Ximenez grapes.

Flavours of date, prune, raisons, orange and spice. Honeyed style, long finish balanced acidity

Aperitif or digestif

Ash or blue cheeses, fresh and dried fruit

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