The nose is a lovely combination of asian pear, hibiscus and slate. It has more citrus on the palate, lemon, plus pears and shortbread. Jerk chicken would be a perfect match.
Once consumers taste well-crafted indigenous Greek wines, many of their misconceptions disappear, replaced with real excitement of discovery.
This is marvelously rich and balanced, with a finish that lasts forever.
Walking in the wild places beyond our own backyards – and yes, beyond the vineyards’ edge – can enrich our lives immensely. Yet, unlike maintaining a vegetable garden or an 80-hectare vineyard, making sense of the natural world simply by the power of our own locomotion can cost very little for the well-being it returns.
This chewy Spanish red is made from old vine Grenache. It is rich, tannic, and deserves a lot of swirling in the glass to open up flavors of dark red and black fruit, chocolate, and spice.
Another Spanish red that helped my mind take a vacation was this super sexy Tempranillo. Filled with dark fruit and smoke, this wine is supple and juicy. It is well balanced and utterly drinkable. Watch out: this wine screams red hot passion. Think Penelope Cruz in a glass. (Yes, it’s that good.)