The heat-loving Monastrell is known as Mourvèdre in France’s Rhone valley. Jumilla records show that Monastrell was u...Read more...
Food Pairings for Bodegas Olivares Altos de la Hoya
The heat-loving Monastrell is known as Mourvèdre in France’s Rhone valley. Jumilla records show that Monastrell was used at least as early as the 15th century. Like the Rhone, Jumilla gets extremely hot during the summer days, but because of the 1,500 foot elevation, nights are very cool. This allows the grapes to become physiologically ripe, yet maintain their acidity.
Best Wine Deals
Whatcha drinking tonight?Replied
Danieli Soave Fattori (2009)Wishlisted
La Frenz Naramata Bench Chardonnay Reserve (2012)Reviewed
Wine Gadgets or Gifts?Replied
Getting your hands dirtyReplied
Article on Dry FarmingReplied
Carol Shelton Zinfandel Monga Zin Old Vine Lopez Vineyard Cucamonga Valley (2012)Reviewed
Township 7 Cabernet Sauvignon Blue Terrace Vineyard (2010)Reviewed
Orofino Beleza (2007)Reviewed