Remelluri & Reserva 2008

by  |  20-08-2015

While I generally focus on Catalan wines as I find them to be quite dynamic these days, I also try to review other regions of Spain and thus we arrive at Remelluri from Rioja. This probably seems a bit humorous to anyone outside of Spain because to most, “Rioja” and “Tempranillo” are probably the two most commonly known aspects about wine for the country and it’s thought that is what you’d be drinking daily. Naturally, there is a great deal more than that and honestly, I find the Grenache coming out of Rioja to be much more interesting than the Tempranillo. This is of course a big issue for me with Tempranillo. It ages well and makes a fine wine, but what the hell is Tempranillo? Defining it is really just defining a style and if you say that it has cherry and plums note that doesn’t say much as […]
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