OT: Monastrell

Mourvedre (Monastrell in its native Spain, Mataro in Australia and California) is a black-skinned variety that has been grown in vineyards all around the western Mediterranean for centuries. Thought to have originated in Spain, it is now grown extensively throughout the Iberian Peninsula, southern France, California and South Australia.

Read more at wine-searcher

I had the opportunity to taste yesterday an excellent, in my view, Julian Gil (DO Jumilla), read more here. Quite an interesting wine, if you want to taste something different, at a price below 10 Euros.

Bodega privada (in Spanish)

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