We served this to the Collets at our pre Movie dinner and very well received it was too.
This is the 2010 vintage and I remember being disappointed by the 2009 so this richly mellow offering surpassed the movie experience – true to its name – ‘Cold in July’.
Oakey Tempranillo from Miguel Torres who produce consistently acceptable quality wines.
Not as big a Rioja bang as I’d expected. Apparently, this is their first Rioja – with Torres notes here.
So perhaps a little more to do to bring it up to Torres benchmark.
Good article from the Independent Wine Review on the 2010 vintage here
From Manduria in Puglia, this is a 50:50 blend of negroamaro & primitivo by maestro Gregory Perrucci.
Dark cherry colour, fruity nose, delivering a rustic backdrop from the region – perfect for everyday imbibing.
More information here
Reduces to €11:99 from €14:49 in O’Briens
Laurent Miguel is producing some good stuff and this price point is moving him up the food chain.
A lovely chunky Oaked Blend of Carignan, Grenache and Syrah from the Highlands.
Buy on offer.
Carignan, Grenache , Syrah / Shiraz
From Tesco, a complex blend of Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne, Ugni Blanc & Viognier from the maker’s website:
Must do some research on Rhone Blancs.
Portugese wines are often overlooked and we rarely seek them out.
This number was a Christmas gift and packed a big flavourful taste of summer fruits.
We came across this through Laura’s Wine Club.
Lovely Raspberry notes, silky smooth.