2000 Abadia Retuerta Vino de la Tierra Castilla y León Pago Abades – Spain, Castilla y León, Sardon de Duero, Vino de la Tierra Castilla y León (6/5/2006) The nose starts off with sour plum, light smoke and raw wood. Slowly this gives way to black raspberry, and black liquorice. […]
2003 Abadia Retuerta Vino de la Tierra Castilla y León Pago La Garduña – Spain, Castilla y León, Sardon de Duero, Vino de la Tierra Castilla y León (6/5/2006)The nose is pure vanilla, raspberry with light minerals and with time smokey bacon fat. In the mouth the acidity is great […]
2005 Bodegas Ochoa Navarra Vino Dulce – Spain, Navarra (6/3/2006)Very clear and light in color. Light floral notes with peach flesh, light black tea notes, pear and minerals. Unctous texture with medium acidty. In the mouth candied peaches, iced tea, and faint lemon show up. 180gr/l sugar
2005 Bodegas Julián Chivite Navarra Reserva Coleccion 125 Vendemia Tardíva – Spain, Navarra (6/3/2006)Light yellow in color. The nose shows peach, nectarine, orange rind, and floral notes.. Nice acidty that balances out a huge amout of sugar(128gr/l). In the mouth melon, peach and flowers are layered and seem to dance […]
2005 Bodegas Julián Chivite Navarra Gran Feudo Moscatel – Spain, Navarra (6/3/2006)Clear yellow in color. The nose is lightly herbal with lemon zest, and floral hints. Medium sweet with a medium overall acidity. Lemon confit, peach, and nectarine all show in the mouth. Well balanced wine.
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.
2002 Gramona Gewürztraminer Penedès VI DE GEL (with oak, non-commercial) – Spain, Catalunya, Penedès (6/3/2006) Bright green-gold color. The nose shows marzipan, lime, with woody hazelnut, and caramel notes. In the mouth this wine has great acidity with well balanced sweetness. Awesome mouth feel that gives way to flavors of […]
2002 Gramona Gewürztraminer Penedès VI DE GEL – Spain, Catalunya, Penedès (6/3/2006) The nose is a bit restrained but reveals hints of marzipan, and nuts. In the mouth this wine is lush with a well balanced acidty.. Flavors of lychees, lemon confit, light caramel notes, , and other baked notes. […]
La Venencia is a sherry bar located dead center of Madrid, named after a long narrow tool used to sample wines through a small opening in sherry butts (casks). It is also commonly known as a wine thief. The bar is tucked into the side of a narrow street hidden from the busy boisterous streets, which is easy to miss if you don’t exactly know where to look.
N.V. Vitivinícola do Ribeiro Treixadura Ribeiro Tostado de Costeira – Spain, Galicia, Ribeiro (6/4/2006)Rich golden color. The nose shows amond, honey and caramel notes. Rich and sweet in the mouth with a high acidity that balances it well. Intense flavors of wood, almonds, and honey. Very interesting and fun to […]