Category Archives: Montsant

PICK of the RACK: Cellers Baronia del Montsant | Englora | D.O. Montsant | Spain | 2008 | $18 | 90 pts

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A big brother of our previously featured 2009 Flor d’Englora Roure (red blend), here is another delightful red from northeastern Spain’s Montsant appellation (Denominación de Origen) — a mountainous region west of Barcelona where wine grapes are grown on steep, craggy slopes. Low-yielding old vine Grenache and Carignan are the dominant … Continue reading

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PICK of the RACK: Baronia del Montsant | Flor d’Englora Roure | Red Blend | Montsant | Spain | 2009 | $15 | 89 pts

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Aromas:  black cherry; baking spices; hint of vanilla bean Character:  full-bodied & earthy; medium tannins & firm acidity; toasty oak & mineral Flavors:  dark fruit compote; pomegranate; roasted plum; sweet cured tobacco; bitters Food Pairing:  sharp cheeses; grilled meats and veggies; roasted pork; TexMex.   … Continue reading

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