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Podcast #5 – Wine Blog Wednesday #22

This weeks Wine Blog Wednesday is hosted by Tim of [Winecast.net->http://www.winecast.net] and his choice of themes was wines under 12.5% alcohol. I decided that since Tim was part of my inspiration to get into podcasting that I would record a short wrap up of my tasting instead of just writing […]

2005 Talai Berri Getariako Txakolina Txakolin Beltza

2005 Talai Berri Getariako Txakolina Txakolin Beltza – Spain, País Vasco, Getariako Txakolina (6/14/2006)12% Alcohol – Grape Variety: Hondarribi BeltzaDeep maroon in color with a general lightness. The nose is strange and takes some time to open up. Weedy minerals, actually gravel, with raspberry seed woodiness(light) and red currant(sour) notes. […]