Cartema Blanco 2012

by  |  13-07-2017

Hell hath no fury like July in Catalonia and one with little chilled wine to drink. Given this heat and blustery humidity, I was scampering about to find something to chill and while reds are fine a bit on the cool side, a white was really more desired so it was a bottle from Cartema I stumbled upon that was left over from the article I wrote about DO Méntrida for Decanter a year and a half ago. Buf, I thought. This is a blend of Moscatel a Petit Grains and Sauvignon Blanc that in my notes from then, I put, “barrel regimen structure that hides a good deal of the fruit and leads in to a rather short finish” and gave it 87 points. Thankfully, in addition to this, I also stated that the ideal drinking age was 2017-2019. This age is quite key as while we in the […]
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