Spanish Wine-Jack’s Weekly Wine Picks 8/30-9/6

Jack’s Picks of the Week: 8/30 – 9/6
OR while supplies last!

2016 Nisia Old Vine Verdejo

Winemaker’s Notes: Nisia Verdejo is a bright straw color. Aromas of white flowers and fresh fruit, plus expressive, fine notes of dried herbs. On the mouth, this is a flavorful and fruity wine with good acidity and balance.

Retail: $17.99
On Sale Thru 9/6: $15.99

2012 Clos Pissarra Aristan

92 Points Robert Parker: The 2012 Aristan is a blend of Syrah with some 28% Garnacha from 2.2 hectares of ten year old vines in Falset, Montsant. Fermented with some 15% full clusters with indigenous yeasts and matured in used 500 liter French oak barrels for 11 months. This is clearly distinct from the “Priorat” wines, from a vineyard next to the winery, and here the influence is clearly from the Syrah, mixing smoky, peat-like and graphite aromas with an earthy profile with notes of violets, a la Northern Rhone. It’s a dense and ripe, juicy wine, with moderate acidity and very tasty flavors. This is certainly different from the others. 4,704 bottles were filled in August 2013. Their idea is to keep the wines in the cellar and offer them when ready to drink. This superb Mediterranean Syrah is certainly read to deliver.

Retail: $24.99
On Sale Thru 9/6: $20.99

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