Tag Archives: Penedès

WBW 63: Finding my muse in a bottle of 1990 Mas La Plana

It seemed like an easy theme, what Rob Bralow proposed for Wine Blogging Wednesday. Find your Muse. That’s easy, here it is: There, done. And there’s plenty of other songs from that band available on the Internet. Oh, wait. That’s not what he meant? All right. Enough with the silly musical asides. But it is a wicked, inspiring [...]
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Tasting Note: Gran Coronas Mas La Plana 1988, Penedès, Miguel Torres

A sizeable portion of my modest cellar is taken up by bottles of Mas La Plana, a single vineyard cabernet that Miguel A. Torres started harvesting in 1970. In 1979, the wine became legendary when the 1970 vintage won the cabernet competition at the Wine Olympics put together by Gault-Millau, against the likes of Château [...]
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