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Portland

Portland

The list at Portland, while brief, is packed with intriguing drinking options, representing the finest artisanal producers, wherever in the world they might reside.

Co-owner Will Lander (also co-owner of Wine List Confidential standout Quality Chop House) is the son of wine world imperatrix Jancis Robinson MW. It shows. Not for nothing was the QCH’s list named Europe’s Best Short Wine List by the World of Fine Wine in 2014.

The wine list changes monthly, with around 50 labels at any one time. Clearly organised under the headings ‘Textbook’ (pleasingly Partridgean), ‘Special’ and ‘Leftfield’ (the latter broken down in to single-bottle examples of ‘Orange Wine’, ‘Skin Contact’ and ‘Oxidative’), the list allows diners to try almost everything by the glass.

That ‘Special’ section is made possible by Coravin, which allows Portland to offer such scintillating wines as Nicolas Perrin Condrieu by the glass.

A separate single-bottle list represents a diverse bunch of some of the more famous names and historic vintages. This is a thrilling collection offered at a generous margin to the diner – eg, 2001 Vouvray Marc Bredif for just £65 and 1998 Château Balestard claret for £58.

To view Portland’s Wine List Confidential entry, including individual category scores and wine recommendations, click here.

To view from all 350+ Wine List Confidential entries click here.

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