A very odd wine indeed but one that I quite liked. It's made from the trepat grape, which I believe is native only to the area of the vineyard in Conca De Barbera in Catalunya. It looks like a rosat but the winemaker insists that it is a red wine. It h...
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History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...
Macabeo is Spain’s most widely planted grape. From there, it has made its way to southern France’s Roussillon region,...
History of the grape: Grenache Blanc is thought to be a mutation of Grenache Noir, more often referred to as just Gre...
Josep Foraster on Snooth
I used to spend a LOT of time on snooth, but a job assignment took me away for awhile. I am seeing some new faces, and some old. As one who is catching up, I would like to hear from some new people here. I think/hope we all share not only a love for wine, but a desire to share our experience. Welcome, new Snoothers! Read More
A very odd wine indeed but one that I quite liked. It's made from the trepat grape, which I believe is native only to the area of the vineyard in Conca De Barbera in Catalunya. It looks like a rosat but the winemaker insists that it is a red wine. It had a very intriguing nose - a lot of white pepper and a little herbaceous. Very perfumey on the... Read More
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