2005 Carro Tinto - Printable Version

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- winoweenie - 07-15-2007 08:15 PM

My 1st expidition into the world of Spanish juice. 50% Monastrell, 20% Tempranillo, 20% Syrah, and 10% Merlot. Deep ruby. Nose of black fruits, spice, and some flowers. All come over on the palate along with a tad of tar. Solid entry, nice center and a very surprising 3&3/4ths lapper finish. A definate case buy. Quite a revelation in that the P/Q is at the top of the heap IMHO. 88/91. 9.99 at Vintage. 145 ALC. ww

- wondersofwine - 07-16-2007 11:49 AM

Welcome to a new country of wine to explore, WW. Definitely still some bargains in the bottles and barrels of Espana.

- dananne - 07-16-2007 07:19 PM

Thanks for the notes on this one. I know Drew and I had been drinking through the '04 Carros, and I think there was a thread on it at some point, but I haven't yet picked up any of the '05s. Will have to change that in the near future.

- TheEngineer - 07-16-2007 11:27 PM

WW, now that you are over here look for 2005 Bodegas Vinos Pinol Ludovicus if you get a chance. At $8, its a pretty good QPR too and to me it was a pretty good drink!

- brappy - 07-17-2007 01:31 AM

Patrick Mata, the importer for both of these wines is the king of value-Spain. Was just told today I might be tasting with him in a couple of weeks. Either way, I know I'll be tasting with him in a couple of months.

i still have both of these wines in the cellar. Thanks for the reminder...


- winoweenie - 07-17-2007 09:04 AM

Couldn't find any post on this so made me very-own. Eng: I'll pick up some of the Ludicrous today if I can find it. WW [img][/img]

- TheEngineer - 07-17-2007 10:26 PM

D@mn...WW is gettin' down with das street scene music. Maybe Yo need to pick up a copy of T.I. and 50 Cents latest CD's... [img][/img]

- winoweenie - 07-18-2007 10:38 AM

Haven't been able to buy any 50 cent CDs' since 74. Must be used or something! WW

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- winoweenie - 04-03-2008 09:51 AM

Along with the box of Petit Bocq I'd forgotten was a 6 pack of this lil beauty and also a 6-pack 04 Domaine Vallet cuvee Mulitiers which I haven't opened yet. Not much to add except I wish I'd gotten a box or so. Had one last nite with American Idol and it did just fine. Made another Weener "fat finger" on the alc as it's 14%. Musta' forgot to hit the shift key. WW