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Icewine in the Penedes: The First Electrically Defined Wine

<rant>Twitter this past two days has been flooded with news that the Penedes region of Spain has approved a new DO for the category of Icewine. Reporting in Decanter Magazine, David Furer states: In Penedes grapes are frozen in a cold room, refrigerator, or with dry ice. Freezing on the […]

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 […]

2003 Gramona Penedès Vi de Gel

2003 Gramona Penedès VI DE GEL – Spain, Catalunya, Penedès (11/8/2006)9.5% alcohol – Light yellow in color with a brilliance that almost glows. Nice light peach notes on the, at first, restrained nose. This opens to honey and pineapple notes when it gets a bit of air in it. The […]

2004 Gramona Riesling Penedès VI DE GEL

2004 Gramona Riesling Penedès VI DE GEL – Spain, Catalunya, Penedès (6/3/2006)Clear, completely. The nose shows, light petrol, flowers, and lime. Rich in the mouth and very sweet with a medium acidity that balances it well. Flavors of lime, apple, and more come through on the medium length finish.