Somontano


Half Cabernet, with Merlot and Tempranillo making up the balance Paso-Primero Tinto 2016, Somontano, Spain (£8.90 Tanners) No shortage of gutsy berry and damson flesh here, but the flavours veer towards the jammy and there’s a slightly drying edge of underripe tannin. Not so much that it’s unpleasant, but a […]

Paso-Primero Tinto 2016, Somontano, Spain


Most Grenache/Garnacha is red, but it also comes in pink-skinned (Grenache Gris in France, Garnacha Roja or Garnacha Dorada in Spain) and white (Blanc/Blanca) guises. Viñas del Vero Garnacha Blanca La Miranda de Secastilla 2012, Somontano, Spain (£8.95 Saddleworth Wine Vault, Gonzalez Byass UK) Rich, fleshy and quite voluptuous, with […]

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Vidal White Series Pinot Gris 2012, East Coast, New Zealand (£10.25 Ann et Vin, Partridges, The Bottleneck, The Halifax Wine Co) Plenty of musky peachy and pear flavours with a touch of spice, maybe a little lacking in zip, but decent enough. B- Torres Viña Esmeralda 2012, Catalunya, Spain (£8.29 […]

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