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How Good is Terra Remota Ales Negres Garnatxa Negra Purple wine from Catalonia?


Wine Assessment of Marc & Emma Bournazeau’s Terra Remota Ales Negres Garnatxa Vi de Taula Tinto from Catalunya, Spain

Rating: 88/100

This pink vino by Catalan vineyard Terra Remota, a part of the Ales vary is made out of 100% Grenache Noir grapes (aka Garnacha Tinta in Spanish or Garnatxa Negre in Catalan).

Though coming below a generic non-vintage desk wine appellation (Vi de Taula), it’s made in Catalonia and the wine reviewed right here is the 2017 classic.

General Tasting Notes & Impressions

With a youthful and quite intense ruby pink colour boosted up by purple hues, this Spanish Grenache pink wine boasts deep and intense upfront fruity aromas of darkish cherry to the nostril. Like a blended berry fruit jam it smells like, though the scents are contemporary, proper in between very ripe blackberry and cooked juicy berries. In any case, it’s tempting and deep to scent at!

Add smoothening and sweetening vanilla and lifted black pepper for a whole image of the fragrant profile.

The palate is equally beneficiant in darkish pink fruity flavors, on a comfortable and velvety texture with a quite spherical oily physique. Tannins do present somewhat grip to the end, however it’s for the higher, including character to a spherical and easy tasting expertise.

A really beneficiant Grenache like we like to style from the grape. Generously fruity, it’s upfront and crammed with sun-ripen pink berries, whereas the physique is opulent and satisfying, but sustaining acidity for a pleasant crisp and dry steadiness.

Meals & Wine Pairings?

An upfront and franc wine to take pleasure in with grilled meats, barbecues, numerous summery salads and different natural Mediterranean cuisine-inspired/inclined dishes.

Get pleasure from 🙂

Julien Miquel

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How Good is Terra Remota Ales Blanques White?


Wine Assessment of Marc & Emma Bournazeau Terra Remota Vineyard ‘Ales Blanques’ Garnatxa Blanca, Vi da Taula from Catalonia, Spain

Rating: 87/100

The Ales Blanques cuvée (translate as white wings) by Northern Spain’s Terra Remota vineyard is produced from 100% Garnacha Blanca grapes (or Grenache Blanc).

After fermentation, it was aged on its lees for Four-6 months.

Total Tasting Impressions

Whereas this white wine from Northern Spain’s Catalonia wine area encompasses a comparatively pale lemon-yellow shade, its fragrant profile is sort of aromatic, dominated by notes of lime and fragrant herbs (basil and sage). It smells fairly spicy with inexperienced pepper aromas, with hints of floral characters comparable to honeysuckle, and clear recent inexperienced wooden tones like acacia.

The palate confirms it is a dry and crisp white wine meant to be paired with meals and to ship a refreshing thirst-quenching expertise.

Flavors of citrus are dominant initially, though comparatively discrete, whereas the mid-palate sees an explosion of vegetal inexperienced capsicum, lily flowers, and acacia notes.

The end is lengthy and zing with a strong and long-lasting lime aftertaste, together with the slightly-bitter phenolics, and a delicate sulfuric and mineral observe.

A wine made for pairing with richly-flavored tapas and beneficiant scorching dishes.

Chorizo sausage, garlic bread, roquette salad or garlic snails (referred to as cargols regionally in Catalunya) come to my thoughts as the right matches for such a zingy, floral and grassy Spanish white.

Take pleasure in 🙂

Julien Miquel

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