Cherries, red licorice, and freshly-turned earth come out on the nose. Candied cherry erupts on the palate with red licorice close behind. The mid-palate, too, has deep earthiness. The overall impression is red fruit candy. Drink with pot roast. Recommended. 86 points. DBH

WHO: Las Rocas de San Alejandro
WHAT: Garnacha (Grenache)
WHEN: 2014
WHERE: Calatayud, Spain
HOW MUCH: $14 (media sample)

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