Daily Archives: July 1, 2008

Temperature’s rising

Abadia Retuerta, Sardón de Duero, Seleccion Especial 2004 Herbaceous notes like in Cab Franc in the nose. The mouth is full-bodied with acid and ripe tannins at the time of the original post with an oaky backcurrent. A year later … Continue reading

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More than Zin up there

Unti has been doing some great work with varieties beyond the mainstream. Unti Dry Creek Valley Grenache 2006 The 2005 vintage showed the fruit that Grenache can deliver. This vintage features a perfume like baby powder and candied fruit. In … Continue reading

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