Spain | Catavino - Part 71
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Tag Archives: Spain

2002 Bodegas Fontana La Mancha Fontal Crianza

2002 Bodegas Fontana La Mancha Fontal Crianza – Spain, Castilla-La Mancha, La Mancha (5/16/2006) 85% tempranillo 15% cabernet sauvignon 12 months US oak Deep maroonish in color. the nose shows a rich raspberry, with cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla bean, and minty chocolate. Medium tannins and a soft mid weight acidity help […]

2002 Joan D’Anguera Montsant Finca L’Argata

2002 Joan D’Anguera Montsant Finca L’Argata – Spain, Catalunya, Tarragona, Montsant (5/16/2006) 40% Syrah, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Granacha, 10% Mazuela – 14 months French and US oak Deep reddish purple in color. The nose is alive with evolving aromas, of anise, cassis, loamy earth, cocoa, light green pepper, and […]

2004 Bodegas Nekeas Vega Sindoa Chardonnay

2004 Bodegas Nekeas Vega Sindoa Chardonnay – Spain, Navarra (5/16/2006) Pale yellow gold in color. The nose is smokey with buttered oak, lime and nuts. In the mouth the acidity is high with a creamy overall mouthfeel. Flavors are of strong pineapple, oak, lime, and slight bitter grapefruit on the […]

2005 Viñas del Vero Gewürztraminer Somontano

2005 Viñas del Vero Gewürztraminer Somontano – Spain, Aragón, Somontano (5/16/2006) Steely gold in color. The wine shows lychee, roses,mushroom, and lime on the nose. Medium overall acidty with a rich mouthfeel. Lychee shows on the palate strong, with bitter lime, and grapefruit pulp. Overall this wine is dry, yet […]

2003 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Crianza

2003 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Crianza – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Deep reddish purple in color. The nose shows pure fresh raspberry with lighth cinnamon spice. Fun nose and hard to get my nose out of the glass. Maeium acidty and tannin give way to a light sweetness, and short […]

2003 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Cepas Viejas

2003 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Cepas Viejas – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Thick deep color with a nose that is explosive full of fruit, pepper, chocolate and more furit. Sweet fine tannins, and an high acidty that gives way to big cherry fruit, blackberries, cocoa, spice, and minerals. Rich and […]

2005 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Maceración Carbónica

2005 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Maceración Carbónica – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Tempranillo and Viura blend Dark and night like in color. Funky nose with deep plum, and rich cherry notes leaving the glass. Think in the mouth with a high acidty the light tannins give way to soft red […]

2004 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Seis de Luberri

2004 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Seis de Luberri – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Carbonic Maceration wtih 6 months in oak Dark in color with a nose of oak, plums and anise. In the mouth this wine is soft with light to medium weight tannins and an overall medium acidity. Creamy […]

2001 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Monje Amestoy Reserva

2001 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Monje Amestoy Reserva – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Almost blackish purple in color. The nose is earthy with cured cherry notes, fresh wood, mint, dill, and deep black fruits. Thick tannins, with a medium acidity. Depth is there, and but it needs some time and […]