Bold & tannic. Dark fruit: plum; vanilla, tobacco, leather. — 10 days ago
Blend of 97% Mencía and 3% white grapes, deep Ruby red color with aromas of ripe black fruits, pepper spice and oak. On the palate flavors of ripe blackberry and plum with cinnamon, cacao, cacao and smoky notes. Fine chewy tannins, medium+ finish, lively acidity, nice mouthfeel, ending with vanilla and earthy chaulky mineral tones, a fine Sipping Wine! Organic! — a month ago
I’ll start off with a Delectable Community note: Where’s our friend @"Odedi"??
Now to the wine. This cuvée is always a dependably good and typical Valpo. For decades and decades. Bright almond-inflected cherry, a bit of warm gravel. Medium bodied, lively, tangy, and fruity on the palate. A welcome and subtle bitter note on the finish. Soft and gulpable. — 2 months ago