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Re: [OM] [Leica] Nathan's PAD 22/04/2010: bokeh

Subject: Re: [OM] [Leica] Nathan's PAD 22/04/2010: bokeh
From: Charles Geilfuss <charles.geilfuss@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 13:03:55 -0400
     "...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.

Charlie

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 12:52 PM, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Thanks for looking, Brian. The winery is this one:
>
> http://www.encus.org/en/index.php
>
> We tasted two whites:
> http://www.encus.org/en/index.php?option=5&product=ekam
> http://www.encus.org/en/index.php?option=5&product=taleia
>
> 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.
>
> Cheers,
> Nathan
>
> Nathan Wajsman
> Alicante, Spain
> http://www.frozenlight.eu
> http://www.greatpix.eu
> http://www.nathanfoto.com
>
> Books: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/search?search=wajsman&x=0&y=0
> PICTURE OF THE WEEK: http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws
> Blog: http://www.fotocycle.dk/blog
>
>
>
>
>
>
> 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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