White Wines

Sonhador Alvarinho 2013

wine8Bursts with tropical fruit – really juicy but concentrated pineapple with a touch of honey/syrup and lip-smacking greengage for balance. It maintained full throttle fruit and line on day two when it was too moreish not to disappear down the hatch!

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Sonhador Alvarinho 2012

Sonhador Alvarinho 2012Bright, crystal clear, light/green pale straw colour. White stone fruit aromas of peach and apricot with hints of tangerine peel, enhanced by mineral complexity. Extended time on lees giving some palate richness. Focused acidity leading to a persistent finish…

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Sonhador Alvarinho 2011


Sonhador AlvarinhoBright, crystal clear, light/green pale straw colour. Exotic fruit aromas. Notes of lime, mango and tangerine enhanced by complex minerality, well balanced, focused acidity leading to a persistent finish…

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Wine Reviews


Wine Pages – Wine of the Week

Howard's Folly Alvarinho 2010, Portugal By Wine Writer Tom Cannavan. The Howard in question is an English businessman Howard Bilton, who has partnered winemaker David Baverstock (of Portugal's Esporão winery)…

Financial Times review

JANCIS ROBINSON for Financial Times -14 Jul 2012 "Howard's Folly Alvarinho 2010 Vinho Verde The famous Albariño of Rias Baixas made in northern Portugal by Australian David Baverstock for a…

The Parker Reviews

Howard's Folly 2006 Blend of Syrah, Alicante, Bouschet and Touriga National Deep garnet coloured. Earthy aromas of underbrush mushrooms and damp loam over espresso, tar, prunes and dried cherries…


Howard's Folly wins 2 bronzes and a silver at the HK based International Wine & Spirit Competition


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