DAWGS August 2012 - Wines from Spanish Speaking Countries

Villa's Open Fire Grill
Tasted Saturday, August 25, 2012 by wineismylife with 263 views

Introduction

The DAWGS gathered for their monthly wine dinner at Villa's Open Fire Grill in Irving, Texas. Our theme for the evening was "Wines from Spanish Speaking Countries". Here are the results:

Flight 1 (13 Notes)

  • 2010 Alma Negra Malbec Sparkling Rosé 90 Points

    Argentina, Mendoza

    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Rose petal colored in the glass, clear looking with tiny, fast dissipating beading. Nose of cherries, berries and a hint of bubble gum. Flavors of berries, strawberries, raspberries and a little cherry on the finish. Medium to bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

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  • 2009 Fernando Remírez de Ganuza Rioja Erre Punto Blanco 91 Points

    Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alavesa, Rioja

    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Straw to light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of sea spray, talc, lime and a little bit of grapefruit. Flavors of peach, lime and a hint of grapefruit. Bright acidity, light to medium bodied. Drink over the short term.

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  • 2008 Argento Torrontés Reserva 90 Points

    Argentina, Mendoza

    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Straw to light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of apricot, peach, flowers and grass. Flavors of peach, lime, lemon and minerals. Medium acidity, medium body. Drink over the short term.

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  • 2009 Luca Chardonnay Tupungato 90 Points

    Argentina, Mendoza, Valle de Uco, Tupungato

    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Straw to light yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of vanilla, light notes of brown spices and a hint of peach. Flavors of peach, lime and minerals. Medium to bright acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term.

    NOTE: the bottle had a designation on it of "Lot G".

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  • 2000 R. López de Heredia Rioja Rosado Gran Reserva Viña Tondonia 92 Points

    Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja

    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Rose color in glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of cardamon, rose petals and camphor. Flavors of red berries, raspberries and strawberries. Medium to bright acidity, medium body. Drink or hold.

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  • 2009 Bodega Colomé Malbec Estate 90 Points

    Argentina, Salta, Calchaquies

    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, smoke, a hint of tobacco and white pepper. Flavors of blueberries, cocoa powder and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

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  • 2007 Bodegas Krontiras Malbec Dona Silvina Reserva 92 Points

    Argentina, Mendoza

    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of flowers, talc, berries and white pepper. Flavors of berries, raspberries, plums and a hint of blueberriess. Medium acidity, medium tannins, full bodied. Drink or hold.

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  • 2009 Tikal Malbec Amorio 91 Points

    Argentina, Mendoza

    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. nose of blueberries, cocoa powder, black cherries and white pepper. Flavors of blueberries, berries and plums. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

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  • 2005 Bodegas Zugober (Belezos) Rioja Reserva 93 Points

    Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alavesa, Rioja

    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet color in the glass, just a little dusty looking. Nose of dried herbs, berries and a little bit of leather. Flavors of berries, cherries and a little bit of earth on the finish. Bright to tangy acidity, medium to firm tannins, full bodied. Drink or hold. Drinking surprisingly well above it's pay grade.

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  • 2007 Bodega Bressia Profundo 91 Points

    Argentina, Mendoza, Lujan de Cuyo, Agrelo

    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, cocoa powder, perfume and white pepper. Flavors of blueberries, cherries and black berries. Medium acidity, Medium to firm tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

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  • 2007 Bodegas Alto Moncayo Campo de Borja 90 Points

    Spain, Aragón, Campo de Borja

    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of camphor, talc, berries and white pepper. Flavors of berries, cherries, plums and raspberries. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannins, full bodied. Drink or hold.

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  • 2005 Cellers Unió Priorat Roureda Llicorella 90 Points

    Spain, Catalunya, Priorat

    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of licorice, plum, black berries and a hint of floral notes. Flavors of licorice, black berries and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink now.

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  • 2009 Bodega Renacer Enamore 91 Points

    Argentina, Mendoza

    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of currants, pepper, plums and licorice. Flavors of currants, plums and berries. Medium acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold.

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