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Monasterio de las Vinas Crianza 2013

Mocno owocowe, miękkie wino bez większej kwasowości czy ostrych tanin. W piciu niezwykle przyjemne, dzięki nutom dojrzałych, dżemowatych owoców. Dla wszystkich wielbicieli primitivo – niezła alternatywa. 29 more words


Sharing is Carinena

Good solid almost impenetrable dried ruby , ambering edges, naturally…. Definite old world nose of mold and barnyard but good fruit, solid structure and a dark, tannic finish stemmy and dry.  32 more words


How Cariñena helps me pass the winter blues

I dread winter. If you ever have experienced a Canadian winter, then you would know what I am talking about.

For those readers that don’t know what is like: picture an outdoor temperature that resembles more your home freezer. 951 more words


Grenache and Garnacha: San Francisco Dinner and Tasting: A Memorable Variety - James Melendez

I went to a splendid dinner at Piperade north of San Francisco’s FiDi to honour Grenache Day 2017 the focus was from NE Spain and SW France namely: Cariñena, Calatayud, Banyuls, Rivesaltes, Côtes du Roussillon, Campo de Borja, and Somontano. 1,005 more words


Clos Figueras

I’m technically on holiday, but there’s always wine. In this case, we’re spending a few days in the seemingly impenetrable Priorat region. Townships of 100 people crested upon hilltops steep and dramatic. 344 more words

Tasting Notes


​Shallow bright fruit, band-aidy and flaccid, with a Pop-Tart note ending quickly on entry, where bitter raunchiness takes over.  This wine has very few redeeming qualities, but the number of 89’s I discovered while searching for a web-site tells me this is how people want their grenache. 9 more words


From the Mountains to the Sea: #Vuelta2017 Heads Southeast to Catalonia on Stage Four

After the Pyrénéean punishment inflicted on them during Monday’s stage, the riders will certainly appreciate a relatively flat course, with rolling hills and just one categorized climb. 831 more words