Flavium Crianza 2005
-- 90 points Robert Parker
Purchase Flavium Crianza 2005
Looking to discover a fabulous wine from a unique region? Try the Flavium Crianza. With a 90 point score from Robert Parker, and raves in the New York Times about the Bierzo region, who wouldn't want to try it?
"Every once in a while an unfamiliar wine region rises and demands attention. Most recently, I've been hearing the song of the red wines of Bierzo. Bierzo? Absolutely. It's a small, ancient region in the northwestern corner of Castilla y Leon, almost on the eastern border of Galicia, which is due north of Portugal on the Atlantic coast. Most wine drinkers, I suspect, have never heard of Bierzo, but the word is getting around. And if you get the opportunity to taste a good bottle, with haunting, exotic wildflower, licorice and fruit flavors, you can't help but remember it." - Eric Asimov, The New York Times, October 16, 2006
Cheese Pairings: Vintage Cheddar, Aged Gouda,
Food Pairings: Grilled Chicken, Steak, Veal Chops
Purchase Flavium Crianza 2005
Region: Bierzo, Spain
Rating: 90 points
Lifespan: Drink now
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