Monasterio De Las Viñas Reserva 2006, Do Cariñena

Grenache Grenache
Spain

$14.95 (166579)

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March 19, 2016

Critic Reviews (7)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Fully mature and lightly raisined, with dried fruit flavours, and a dash of twigs and leaves to add complexity. The...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Heavy thoughts and weight are stratified in this very affordable Reserva. Showing zero effects of eight years age so...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Now to the point, the tannins are melted and the fruit tastes have given way to flavors of leather and undergrowth....

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DJ Kearney
DJ Kearney

A co-op established in 1955 is responsible for this chewy/silky garnacha blend (plus 20% tempranillo and 10%...

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

This wine's time in bottle allowed it to shed some of its chubby and awkward youth, emerging as a well worn (read...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Is what it is, which is a lighter styled red where age has started to show. No perceptible tannin, rather a...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This mature, soft, quite rich red has a reserved nose of leather, weathered barnwood and dried grass - not much fruit...

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Community Reviews (7)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Dark ruby in colour with medium intense nose.

High quality wine that’s smooth, delicious & under $15

Positives: This wine shows rustic earthy flavours like cedar, Champagne mushrooms, spice box, black tea, olives, mingled with violets, cherry and plums. Medium body and tannins with good acidity a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Notes: I love the smoky black bottle that is reminiscent of vintage port bottles.

Drink now on its own or pair it with cured meats.

Tasted: 7 July 2013

Top Pick and Best Buy

Score: 9+/10, Value: 10/10 Total: 19+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5

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Brian Nash
Brian Nash

Med ruby/purple colour. Plum, blackberry and earthy aromas with similar flavours and a bit of leather added. Some bitterness on finish. Well balanced. Good fruit.

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Adam
Adam

Loaded with fruit and mocha without being overbearing. Acids and tannins support the lushness nicely. Finish is quite long. A quite delicious easy going red and nice value.

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jilllie
jilllie

Surprisingly good for under $15. Mellow and leathery with plum. Not so fruity with a good amount of tannins. Not as complex as I might like. Reminds me of a used bookstore, in a good way.

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Kenn Fleu dee fleudeleu
Kenn Fleu dee fleudeleu

The nose is everything with this wine.
Excellent with your mothers spaghetti meat sauce. You'll be looking for seconds on both counts.

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