If I Could Buy Only One – August 22nd VINTAGES Release

Back by popular demand: We asked the writers, “If you could buy only one wine from this release, which one would it be and why?”.

John Szabo – Watch my 5-7 Winedown JGTV video featuring this wineLa Tremenda Monastrell 2017 by Pepe Mendoza, one of the leading lights in Alicante, who has unlocked the secrets to creating balanced, fresh, but still sun-filled expressions of monastrell (aka mourvèdre). The secret is high-elevation, precision-farmed, balanced, old vines, in this case 30 year-old plants from the La Tremenda vineyard (some of Mendoza’s youngest vines). A gem of a wine at the price.

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