Tast del Decenni of 2005 in 2015

by  |  05-07-2015

As was the case last year, I was thankfully invited to the “Tast del Decenni” of the DOQ Priorat and DO Montsant in Falset. I saw thankfully as while from time to time gracious winemaking friends in the region will pull out old vintages to taste, it’s nearly impossible to find a collection of archive wines to sample like this. For those who didn’t read the 2014 article (because obviously, links are for suckers…), this is a tasting they do every year in the region during the Fira del Vi wherein winemakers present their wines from a decade previous to a tasting panel of experts. So in this case, we were granted a window back to 2005. The 2005 vintage was one that was incredibly hot. As I sat writing this article in 37C weather that shows no sign of quitting, it made me wonder if ironically, 10 years later […]
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