Great Scot, he flies! Also, El Puño Garnacha 2013

by  |  09-02-2018

Sorry, there were just too many options in the title not to take a crack at something “clever”… -ish. The more tame (and probably smarter) option was “When a Master makes a wine”. The reason for all the title puns is to eventually talk about Norrel Robertson, the Master of Wine based in Calatayud making wines under his label, El Escocés Volante. Translating to, “The Flying Scotsman” this would have been a brilliant name for a wine, but works even better for a winery, especially when the owner is Scottish and consults at a number of others wineries. I’d heard a bit about Norrel for some time but finally met him at a Master of Wine event last May in Rioja. He’s a gregarious, hilarious fellow–no doubt aided to a large extent by his Scottish roots–and he loves wine. I’ve been meaning to get over to his actual winery in […]
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