2012 Bodegas Volver Monastrell Tarima Made with Organic Grapes Alicante
Producer: Bodegas Volver Style: Red Wine Grape Type:Mourvedre Origin:Spain Region: Other Spain
90 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2013
(all stainless steel): Bright purple. Fresh, spice-accented dark berry scents, complicated by lavender and peppery spices. Fleshy and smooth in texture, offering sweet blackberry and spicecake flavors and a hint of licorice. Fine-grained tannins add shape to the finish, which leaves floral and allspice notes behind. It's hard to beat this wine for sheer value.
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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