"...milder diesel smell..." Yikes, now there's an olfactory note I've
never heard used to describe a wine; cheap bourbon yes but not wine. Is that
fuel or exhaust? Not sure which is worse.
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 12:52 PM, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> Thanks for looking, Brian. The winery is this one:
> We tasted two whites:
> The Ekam is a mix of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, very pleasant, good food
> wine. The Taleia is 85% Riesling and 15% Albariño. A wine to drink young,
> and with a milder diesel smell than German or Alsace Riesling. But really,
> these were the best Spanish whites I have tasted so far.
> Then we moved on to the serious stuff three reds:
> - a very young Syrah, to be released into the market in 2 months
> - a young (2007) Priorat, 2/3 Cariñena, 1/3 Garnache
> - a young 100% Cariñena, a beautiful, serious wine
> I doubt you can find any of these can be found overseas. The terrain where
> this is produced is very difficult and yields are low.
> Nathan Wajsman
> Alicante, Spain
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> On Apr 23, 2010, at 1:02 PM, Brian Swale wrote:
> > Nathan wrote
> >> The wine was from Catalunya, from the mountains near Andorra, and was
> >> absolutely fantastic.
> > What grape variety, Nathan?
> > Brian Swale.
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