Category Archives: Spain

Altés Herencia Blanco 2012

Is Eric Solomon coming to his senses? Back in the day, I sold European Cellars products. They were great wines.  But many of them shared a trait of having, to my taste, excessive alcohol levels.  This white wine from eastern … Continue reading

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Petit Grealo 2004 Costers del Segre “Sero Subzona Artesa”

The label is a mouthful, and varietally oriented consumers may be put off by it.  More’s the pity. Situated north of Priorat and Montsant in Catalonia, there are good wines coming from Costers del Segre at reasonable prices.  If you find it, … Continue reading

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Cellars Baronia del Montsant: Great Value from Spain

Located in northeast Spain, the Montsant DO was carved out of the Tarragona appellation only in 2001.  It surrounds the more famous Priorat, sharing Priorat’s climate but with a different soil type.  Both appellations permit a wide variety of grapes.  … Continue reading

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Borsao Campo de Borja Garnacha 2009

From Campo de Borja, in northeast Spain, comes Borsao Garnacha.  Garnacha is also known as grenache.  The attractive, modern front label simply says “Borsao Garnacha 2009,” leaving the consumer to search the fine print on the back label to discern … Continue reading

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