🙈 tasting 3rd wine
at wset level 2 course (5th meeting)
1st of a grenache couple.
had quite a few grenache blends but I'm a true novice, so no guesses yet.
red cherry, red plum, herbs, liquorice and some oak spices 👃
mostly raspberry, 🍒 and liquorice 👄
made well but no serious complexity. — a month ago
Pleasant, moderately peppery nose. Pepper persists on tongue, with well balanced fruit and mild tannins. — 4 days ago
Brought by a friend which makes it better :)
More lifted fruit, orange zest than I expected for a 100% Viura. Rich texture, viscous, balanced w a clean finish (so good acids). — a month ago
Deeeeeeeeelicious! I wanna see how this ages, might have to find 6 bottles to see where it goes. — 21 days ago
Very smooth — 8 days ago
From before the producer broke out the single vineyards, so simply labeled Corullon.
2000 was the second vintage I saw in the US. Came in funky 10 pack wooden boxes, as I recall.
Ruby w a more mature edge to the color. Amazing complexity; iron, mineral, bramble fruits, floral, hints of the ocean/iodine, cassis/minty. Palate is fully integrated and still with life. — a month ago
Borrego 2019 — 2 months ago
Fede barrio — 22 days ago
Mainly garnacha (92%) this wine has a vibrant red fruit core with crisp acidity and minimal oak on the nose and palate. It’s overflowing with red cherry, dried orange peel, and brush herbs reminiscent of rosemary and thyme with a hint of leather and tar on the long finish. It’s wonderfully easy drinking and the pedigree is impeccable - it’s made by Priorat-wizard Alvaro Palacios from his family’s Vineyards in Rioja Baja. Organic, minimal sulfur use. 14% abv — a month ago
Bm. Tm. Am. Fm. — 2 days ago