Juan Gil Etiqueta Plata Monastrell

Monastrell from the Jumilla region is a red wine I initially struggled with. High in tannins and acidity this grape can produce some serious,y overpowering, rough wines. In the right hands however it producers wonderful fruity wines with serious body and depth. I now have 2-3 Monastrells amongst my favourite red wines. This one does … Continue reading Juan Gil Etiqueta Plata Monastrell

Tres Calas Tinto 2016

The third wine from the Bodega Madrid Romero wine tasting at Madrid & Darracott A young red wine blend of Monastrell and Syrah blended to represent the Mother: This Monastrell-Syrah wine from the collection stands for the simplicity personified in Rosana Madrid Romero, the second generation of the family. Its expressive and intense character makes … Continue reading Tres Calas Tinto 2016

Tres Calas Rosado 2017

The second wine from the Bodega Madrid Romero wine tasting at Madrid & Darracott. This time the rose from the Tres Calas series blended to represent the daughter. This Garnacha-Monastrell rosé wine from the collection represents the beauty personified in Martina Madrid, the third generation of the family. Delicate and feminine, pale, with the intense … Continue reading Tres Calas Rosado 2017