Tagged: red wine

Top 39 popular grape varietals and their profile

Sharing is caring!Here are some of the most common varietals grown all over the world, along with their country of origin (or country where they are popularized) and of course, their common flavors. White Varietals Albariño (Spain) -lighter...

Newton Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2011

Sharing is caring!Tasted: Feb, 2014 This was among 7-wine flight tasted together.  It was a pleasure tasting this wine after so many recent Napa Cabernet Sauvignon powerhouses.  Though coming from the Valley, it shows more mineral and herbal...

Parallel Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2003

Sharing is caring! Labelled Cabernet Sauvignon but only 82% of it was, Merlot made up the rest.  On the nose, its bouquet consisted of currant, blackberries, roasted wood chips and a hint of spices.  Rich complex dark fruits...

Masperla Cataluña Priorat, Spain 2009

Sharing is caring!Tasted Feb, 2013 With history tied to French wine-making, Cataluna is known for their sparkling wines (Cava). While most of Priorat, where the land is rugged, dry and with harsh growing conditions. Cataluna benefits from coastal...