González Puras Crianza 2012

by  |  18-09-2015

It’s the case that I’ve been tasting a decent swath of wines from Rioja lately. This is mainly just to see what’s out there these days as in general, I stay quite uninformed as to what is happening in Spain’s most well-known region. Why is this? Well, for the most part it’s due to there being little wine coming from the region that I find terribly interesting. While Spain has managed to get Tempranillo on the tips of any Anglophone’s tongue, they’ve yet to figure out how to make an engaging wine from it that has little more than red fruits and toasted barrel notes. This isn’t to say that I misguidedly think Rioja wines are bad. They are all generally decent at worst which is a pretty good place to be in. If you want a glass of basic red wine, Rioja is there for you and this is […]
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