The last day I was up in Barbastro to research the Somontano Report, I visited Sommos to sit down with the winemaker, José Javier Echandi, over lunch and discuss what they’re doing in their massive, unmissable, modern winery that emerges like a metallic blossom from the hillside just off the main road into town. As we walked into their restaurant and looked over the wines, I noticed a series that looked more or less like those from Somontano but had “Garnacha” writ large across the labels. “Oh, you do a […]

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