This is certainly a powerful wine, but with such an exuberance of wild blackberry fruit it is almost joyful. It is squeaky clean and brimming with bright blackberry and blackcurrant aromas on the nose with sage and wild herb notes. Continue reading
…wines of passion and soul, something a little rarer than marketeers would have you think.
What a great little place, just doing a simple thing but doing it so well. Continue reading
Having just returned from a breathless and breathtaking tour of some of Northern Spain’s less well known DOs on the recent CWW trip, I am filled with even more enthusiasm for ‘hidden Spain’. What attracted me to the trip initially was the allure of visiting DO Cigales and DO Bierzo but I found much more to excite me. Continue reading
For the past 15 years, Torres have been trying to rediscover old Catalan varieties; so far they have discovered 58 of them and of these, 14 are unknown and autochthonous. Their Grans Muralles wine includes 2 of these rediscovered varieties: Garró and Samsó.
On a trip to Navarra last October I reported on the air of excited anticipation and renewed enthusiasm among the wine producers as a new president of the Consejo Regulador, the local wine regulating body, had been elected.