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DBR Lafite, Bodegas Torres and the Future of Wine in China

At the end of March, Decanter.com broke the news that Domaines Barons de Rothschild – more often referred to in China as DBR Lafite or merely ‘Lafite’ – has teamed up with CITIC, China’s largest government-owned investment company, to produce a ‘Chinese Grand Cru’ in Shandong province’s Penglai peninsula. CITIC […]

Interview with Miguel Torres

Seriously, we promise that this will be our LAST interview from the II International Conference on Climate and Wine. We realize that we may have exhausted your attention span with this, but we had to at least give you the opportunity to hear our recently edited video clip with Miguel […]

2005 Miguel Torres S.A. Penedès Waltraud

2005 Miguel Torres S.A. Penedès Waltraud – Spain, Catalunya, Penedès (12/7/2006)The nose is classic riesling with a some honey, light earth and faint petrol. Light gold in color and fully dry with a lemon profile in the mouth. Being a bit austere I would search out foods for this one […]

2005 Miguel Torres S.A. Penedès Fransola

2005 Miguel Torres S.A. Penedès Fransola – Spain, Catalunya, Penedès (12/7/2006)Light gold in color, the nose jumps out of the glass with cut grass, and pear coming to mind. The mouth feel is soft with a medium acidity and a somewhat flat finish. Very herbal in the mouth with nice […]

2005 Miguel Torres S.A. Catalunya Nerola

2005 Miguel Torres S.A. Catalunya Nerola – Spain, Catalunya (12/7/2006)Xarel.lo/Grenacha BlancaFloral nose with pear and light peach notes. Nice medium acidity in the mouth with a crisp focus. Lightly creamy and fully dry the palate mimics the nose with fwhite flowers, peach and pear. Really a fun wine to drink […]

2004 Miguel Torres S.A. Catalunya Nerola

2004 Miguel Torres S.A. Catalunya Nerola – Spain, Catalunya (12/7/2006)Dark color to it, while the nose shows a pleasant earthiness, with minerals clove, coffee and anise notes.In the mouth it is well structured with nice red fruit, very focused and mild tannins. The spiciness is nice as it rounds out […]

2001 Miguel Torres S.A. Cabernet Sauvignon Penedès Mas La Plana

2001 Miguel Torres S.A. Cabernet Sauvignon Penedès Mas La Plana – Spain, Catalunya, Penedès (12/7/2006)Intense deep reddish purple in color. The nose is complex showing, chocolate, clove, green pepper, spices, and black currents. Rich int eh mouth but with fine tannins, and a finish that lingers for more that 30seconds. […]

Day Trip to Bodega Torres

  Editor’s note: This article was written in 2006, and I am no longer an English teacher, but the information here is as relevant now as it was then. Iberia does not hide winemaking from children, nor do I sense they ever will.   Allow me to begin this post […]