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Osborne Pedro Ximenez 1827 Premium Sweet Sherry

Rating
94.00
Price
$17.95

There's not much call these days for sweet sherry, a fortified wine that seemed to go out of fashion with waistcoats and poke bonnets. Did that stop the Spanish from making it? No, thank goodness. What you have here is a syrupy, mahogany-hued nectar that tastes like raisin pie studded with nuts and dried figs. It's very sweet but balanced, with a finish as long as Queen Victoria's reign

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Life columnist

Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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