best Spanish wine

Volver Tempranillo, La Mancha, Spain 2009

Grape 100% Tempranillo [TEM-pruh-NEE-yo]   Facts This is another bottle from Spanish Wine God Jorge Ordonez. See yesterday’s review on Can Blau for a little more about him…   The Tempranillo grape is native to Spain and is arguably one of the most “noble” of all Spanish varietals.   The grapes going into the Volver are harvested from a small 72 acre vineyard that were planted in 1967. The wine is fermented in its barrel,…

Read More

Can Blau 2008 from Montsant, Spain.

Grapes Mazuelo 40%, Syrah 40%  Garnacha 20% Facts I’ve been on a bit of a Jorge Ordonez (the importer of this wine) kick lately! As the “bringer-inner” (I just made up that term) of some of the best Spanish wines in the U.S, he’s been fighting to help the wines of Spain wines out of obscurity since 1987. When looking at a bottle of Spanish wine, look for the Jorge Ordoñez importer information on the…

Read More