Senorio de Barahonda Bellum El Remate 2003
"Dessert, Fortified & Fruit Wine Other Dessert by Senorio de Barahonda from Spain. The sweet 2003 Bellum El Remate is an Amarone-styled offering produced from late harvested Monastrell. It possesses a dense ruby/purple color, a fig and raisin-like character in its perfume of blackberries, chocolate, and scorched earth, moderate... "
Very sweet and hot, strong aromas of rum, but not too alcoholic to enjoy, with notes of fruit, wood, and lavender.
Quite hot nose with molasses and brown sugar. Sweet wine, with black fruit flavors, good tannic structure, toffee and tar and leather on the finish.
Sweet treacly nose of molasses and raisins. Very port like with thick, rich mouth feel and a lot of sugar. Good acidity balances the sweetness and the wine finishes on a slight burnt rubber, chemical flavor which is not unpleasant. Decant before serving.