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2008 Monasterio de Santa Cruz Tarragona (750ml)
Producer: Monasterio de Santa Cruz
Appellation: Tarragona - Catalunya - Spain (DO)
Type: red
Varietal: Monastrell - Tempranillo
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Good/Very Good
Est. Price: US$12.99
Alcohol %: 14
Description: Spanish old-vine grape used in Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Tasting Notes:
tasted: April 17, 2011 , gerry donnelly
2.5 stars "Color: dark; Nose: discreet; Aromas: spicy, black berry; Acidity: supple; Sweetness: dry; Body: medium-bodied; Finish: medium; Overall: pleasant; Could use additional aging and cellar time"
tasted: August 14, 2011 , from a member
3 stars "Color: deep; Nose: complex; Acidity: crisp; Sweetness: dry; Body: full-bodied; Finish: medium; Overall: bold; deep red, oaky, fruity lots of fruit, cherry, plum kind of an acidic finish but not terribly persistent decent bottle for drinking" Best 2011-
tasted: September 2, 2011 , Stephen Yost
3.5 stars "very good with pasta; aged nicely after opening; needs aerating"