Tres Picos Garnacha 2014
Wine: Tres Picos
Winemaker: Bodegas Borsao
Varietal: 100% Garnacha
Yet another great vintage of this wonderful wine from the geniuses at Borsao!
I opened this as I cooked a bolognese to accompany it and despite the pungency of garlic wafting around the kitchen, the bouquet was vibrant and still easily identifiable, with strong notes of black fruit, a distinctive smokiness and wonderfully powerful vanilla. The flavours in the mouth are as pronounced as the notes on the nose, tarte black fruit dominating early doors, but yields quickly to softer sweeter red cherry and plum. The finish is full of herbs and spices and distinctively flinty.
Full bodied, deepest darkest ruby in colour, a pronounced acidity, silky smooth tannins, bone dry and a very lengthy finish.