• Posts,  Tastings 2024

    Tasting Report March 2024

    CBWS Tasting held on 21/03/24 at Los Amigos, Javea and attended by 55 members and guests. An open tasting of five wines presented in a “Pour my Bluff” format where each TRUE wine was presented with two alternative BLUFF wines by a team of three presenters and the members needed to decide who was presenting the real wine. Regina Viarium Godello – 2020 €12.50 100% godello from a D.O. that’s only been around since 1996 6h maceration, inox fermentation + 6 months on lees in oak barrels Yellow fruit aromas (slightly gummy). Rich flavours with a bitter citrus pith note Broad, textured and powerful with great length revealing dried fruit     Sierra Cantabria…

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    Tasting Report February 2024

    CBWS Tasting held on 15/2/24 at Javea Golf Club This month’s tasting was hosted by Neville and Sara Richardson. The wines were all from the Catalunya winery of Vinyes del Terrer and were presented by the winery owner Eduard Morell. The main vineyards are in the village of Vila-seca, 2 kilometres from the Mediterranean. The soil, called Lumaquela is unique to this area, being calcareous due to the abundance of marine fossils, carbonate and limestone, and gives the wines minerality. All grapes are handpicked and subject to a careful selection process Blanc del Terrer 2022 Macabeo grape. €5.08  (€30.48 for a case of 6 bottles) A really good quality fresh white…

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    Tasting and AGM January 2024

    CBWS tasting with AGM held on Thursday 18th January at La Senia in Denia and attended by 46 members and guests New President Neville welcomed members and guests to the evening and in particular to three new members. The format for the evening was to taste the favourite wines from 2023. The wines took us on a good tour of Spain. Ceremonia monastrell blanc de noir 202, Vicent Gandia, Alicante €3.95 This wine was tasted in November at Los Amigos Monastrell is known for fabulous rich red wines of alicante/valencia this is a white from red grapes Delightful white, pale yellow, hints of green, aromas of tropical fruits, apricots, apple and pear, full…