2011 Bodegas y Vinedos El Seque Vinedos de el Seque Alicante
Producer: Bodegas y Vinedos El Seque
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Mourvedre
Region: Other Spain
88 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2012
(made from 85% monastrell and 15% syrah): Opaque ruby. Primary, spice-accented aromas and flavors of raspberry and boysenberry, with a peppery nuance emerging with air. Intensely fruity, with good finishing breadth and gentle tannins adding grip. A touch jammy but this is pretty alluring and extremely easy to drink.
86 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Spain has more acres under vine than any other country and ranks third in production behind Italy and France. Much of this output continues to be hot-country jug wine made to satisfy the everyday thirsts of the domestic and greater European markets
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A sparsely planted variety found predominantly in the southern Rhone, Provence, and elsewhere near the Mediterranean coast, Mourvedre is best known for its place in powerful game and earth-scented reds. One is mostly likely to encounter the grape in wines from the southern Rhone. Here, Mourvedre takes its place blended with...
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