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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Tres Picos Garnacha, 2009, Borsao, Spain. 14.5% alcohol. $16-21, but available for as little as $10.95.

Garnacha (Grenache) is usually used in blends, including the sought-after (and usually expensive) Châteauneuf-du-Pape. However, it’s emerging as a popular varietal. And this one, the 2009 Tres Picos, stands long, round, and tall. (Maybe that’s what those three peaks represent!) … Continue reading

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