Grandes Vinos y Viñedos 2009 Beso de Vino Selección - 87pts

Grandes Vinos y Viñedos 2009 Beso de Vino Selección (Cariñena) Spain

Availability: BCLDB stores
Cost: $12.99
Alcohol: 13.5%
Date Tasted: March 29th, 2012

Tasting Notes: The Beso de Vino Selección is a blend of 85% Syrah and 15% Garnacha made in a fruit forward style with prune, blueberry, fig, rhubarb, licorice and warm rock characters on the nose and dry palate. Truly impressive complexit for the price-point.

Those of you who are put-off by the many Spanish offerings that are loaded with rustic, earthy flavours and a rough mouth feel should find the Beso de Vino wines to your liking as there is a pleasant, juiciness to this wine that makes it very approachable and should appeal to a wide audience. Not a wine for the cellar; enjoy it young and with food - sweet and spicy BBQ ribs. Drink now-2014.
 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2012

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