Coming to terms: Vicente Gandía – Bobal Único 2015

by  |  16-07-2018

I’m not terribly old yet (I think) but I’m sure I’m already starting to repeat myself. I meet a lot of people and I give a lot of talks on things so I just get a bit scripted after awhile. I’m plopping this preface/warning here in case you’ve heard me rant previously about the grape, Bobal. If you judge Spain at the Decanter Awards, you will get at least one panel of Bobal and when it comes up, your fellow judges will look at each other pleadingly and ask, “Um, anyone have any tips for approaching these?” Rustic, blunt, harsh, at times green, and a massive wall of tannins, you have trouble tasting much of anything for awhile after a flight of Bobal. Honestly, I could probably get a cavity filled without anesthesia after one of these and not feel a thing. As you may note, I am clearly no […]
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