Category Archives: Spain

Morum Rioja Crianza 2010

Autumn is starting to roll in, it will be sad to say goodbye to the lovely summer England has enjoyed in 2014, but there’s plenty of upsides.   I can wrap up warm in a blankie to watch Scandinavian TV, and I’ve got all sorts of soup recipes ready to try out.  I’m also looking forward… Read More »

Faustino VII Rioja Blanco 2012

I had a bottle of Faustino VII white Rioja from ASDA.  I’m a convert to white Rioja, I still recall the first time I tried it over a decade ago, I couldn’t quite work out what was going on with my taste buds, but they were clearly having a great time with nutty, bitter almond,… Read More »

Franck Massard Herbis Verdejo 2012

I got this Herbis in a mixed case from Naked Wines, and I’ll admit, with the name Herbis I thought it would taste of herbs.  That’s the tricky thing with preconceived ideas. The wine is clear, bright and very pale.  It doesn’t smell of herbs.  It does smell of fruit, tropical juicy fruit.  There’s an… Read More »