A feeling washed over me when I was tasting the wines for the DO Tarragona report earlier this year. Despite being exceedingly young wines at the time from a region that’s one of Catalunya’s less famous, those that were from the 2020 vintage already showed quite finely. Normally I find wines this young to be “good” but not exceptional as you need both tertiary development of the fruit as well as a integration of the acidity, tannins, and structure to take place for a wine to reach “fine” status, but […]

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