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Langa Garnacha Centenaria 2006, DO Calatayud, Spain

Garnacha is the Spanish word for the well known light coloured Grenache. But this bottle was definitely not a typical French Grenache – the Langa Garnacha is a dark, dark wine. I will claim ignorance of Calatayud traditions but I was shocked by that darkness as it poured into my bottle. Maybe all DO Calatayud's are that dark, I'll have to open a few other samples from the region to answer that question. The wine had some wood on the nose and an interesting mix of savoury spices and alcohol. Read more [...]
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