2010 Bodegas Volver Monastrell Tarima Made with Organic Grapes Alicante
Producer: Bodegas Volver Style: Red Wine Grape Type:Mourvedre Origin:Spain Region: Other Spain
88 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2012
(all stainless steel): Saturated ruby. Redcurrant and cherry aromas show a strong spicy quality and a touch of dried herbs. Light and lively on the palate, offering taut red fruit flavors and a kiss of cracked pepper. Nervy and refreshingly bitter, with good finishing clarity and a lingering note of bitter cherry. Quite grown up for the price point, with no excess fat.
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 Read More »
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... Read More »
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