I had the 2015 in a visit to the winery in the Sierra de Gredos mountains just west of Madrid. It was interesting to revisit, this time at a wine bar in Charlotte, NC. This is one of their "Village" level wines which is also much more affordable. Ruby in color, clear and bright. The nose has sour cherries, some black cherries and thyme. Light tannins. On the palate, cherry, licorice and spice. Great texture. Delicious. Nice on its own but better with food. Nice finish. This is Grenache but it is different than most with a bit of a "Pinot" profile to it as well. Drink over the ne
This is a white from the Albillo Reale grape which is an indigenous grape to Gredos. I had the 2016 five years ago while visiting the winery in the mountains west of Madrid. This bottle was found at the Barcelona Wine Bar in Charlotte NC. Golden in color, a bit cloudy. The nose has minerals, saline, beeswax and slight thyme note. Creamy texture.