Teran makes fascinating wines that are hard to peg into "traditional" wine slots. Purple in color, mostly clear and bright. The nose is nice with black cherries, baking spices, slight black raspberry and black tea. On the palate, this has a medium body. Strong acidity. Firm tannins. The black cherries carry thru with a bit of earthiness. Almost like a mythical cross between Zinfandel and Nebbiolo. Good finish. It seems like this should drink well for ten years. This probably will work better with food than on its own. A hearty pasta bolognaise would work well.
Teran is an interesting grape known as Terrano in Italy. From the Istrian peninsula in Croatia. Purple in color, mostly clear and bright. On the nose this is more about dark fruits. Plums and black cherries merge with balsamic vinegar and slight tea notes. This is medium bodied with a strong backbone of acidity. Firm tannins. It eventually opens up more to show concentrated black cherry fruit with underlying tea/forest floor. Very clean. Tart cherries on the finish. 13% ABV. This begs for food. A hearty pasta dish would be a good match. No idea on ageing but it would be interes
My first time trying this grape - Teran. Teran is the most grown red grape in this part (Istrain peninsula) of Croatia. Deep ruby in color, mostly opaque and bright. The nose has cherry and On the palate, this is medium bodied. Straightforward, but refreshing. Nice black and red raspberry fruit. Clean. Nice finish. Easy to drink this one on its own, but it will work well with pasta, pizza or most meat or fowl dishes. It would also work with spicy cuisine. This is obviously young and already drinking well, so it probably should be consumed in the next three to five years (just a gu