And why should I not form my speculation, And hold up to the sun my little taper? -- Byron, Don Juan, Canto 12, XXI
Sunday, January 12, 2014
2008 Antaño Crianza Rioja
A Rioja will give you a light, olive-brine effect that heavier berry-and-caramel California reds, or Australian shirazes let's say, will not. Seriously: be prepared to taste green olives. The country of origin is Spain, the grape, tempranillo.