nobody asked me but...in addition to today's snooth monastrell choices if you want to know more about monastrell you might look for "paradigma" from bodegas enguera in valencia: untypical monastrell. restrained, subtle, elegant & charming, crypto-burgundian. also "carro" from senorio de barahonda in yecla. a monastrell, syrah, tempranillo, merlot blend full-flavored rasberry, dark cherry & spice but best of all: NO OAK! note: these producers are no kin of mine. i am just sayin'...
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- Reply by EMark, Nov 1, 2012.
Thanks for the tips, XO. They sound interesting.