Like many others the red Mourvedre grape is know by other names like Monastrell in Spain and Mataro in Australia and California. Mourvedre wine is usually blended with other grapes because it is high in tannin and can be a bit harsh. However we see more examples of standalone Monastrell wines from Spain all the time. In France Mourvedre is often blended into wines from the Southern Rhone like Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Cotes du Rhone to improve color and structure. Wherever they are from you should buy Mourvedre wines at the Ultimate Wine Shop.
Bright ruby. Heady aromas of raspberry liqueur, lavender and apricot, along with notes of incense and Asian spices. Stains the palate with intense red fruit and floral pastille flavors, with a repeating note of exotic apricot... Read More
Eye : Purple. Nose : Intense nose dominated by peach and apricot with liquorice and notes of undergrowth. Palate : Generous, powerful and full-bodied with a long elegant finish. Overall : A frank attack, racy with soft tannic... Read More