Region: Ribera del Duero DO - Castilla y León, Spain
A bold, meaty Tempranillo with plenty of red currant and cherry jam. Exactly the right amount of smoke and oak. It's so, so good.
Region: Querétaro, Mexico
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Merlot, Malbec, Syrah, and Marselan
California meets the Right Bank in Querétaro. Black raspberry, ripe red plums, and juicy tannins. Hello Mexico!
Region: IGT Toscana - Tuscany, Italy
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
Description: Blackberries, anise, vanilla. A full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with sturdy tannins and a long finish.
Region: DO Priorat - Catalonia, Spain
Grape: Garnacha, Mazuelo (aka Carignan)
Rich plummy notes coupled with a little smoke and fresh acidity. Something about this board reminds me of a charcuterie board. Grab yourself some cured meats and go to town.