Mile High's Wine of the Week: May 16th
Cims del Montsant 2010
90 Points Robert Parker
The Monsant region of Spain is famous for having some of the oldest and most gnarled Grenache and Carignan vines in the world. Rocky soils and virtually non-existent rainfall mean that each old vine struggles to produce only one or 2 bunches of grapes per growing season. The resulting wine is some seriously engaging stuff. The 2010 Cims del Montsant highlights the best attributes of each of those varietals delivering the impressive floral bouquet and striking red berry fruit of Grenache as well as the vibrant acidity and mouthwatering spice of Carignan. This medium bodied red is packed with notes of red currants, Bing...
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To be interested in the craft of beer fermentation within today’s world of choices can be particularly challenging as much as it can be undeniably satisfying. Never has there been a better time to gain an understating of the individual styles that are linked with tradition from all the classic beer producing countries. Modern brewers have access to a variety of literature that describes these styles, many of them nearly being lost, with enough detail for them to once again be brought to life. While some beers are only enjoyed though educated guesses, there are still many producers that have strived to carry on t...