Modern Spain – a couple of Friday night treats

2012 Les Terrasses Velles Vinyes Priorat DOCa Alvaro Palacios 14.5%
Deep colour, raspberry jam and dried herb aromas, roast coffee overtones. A relatively simple, unevolved wine, with chunky, firm tannins, yet a fine, fresh finish.Es Lo Que Hay Garnacha Vinas Viejas 2011 Calatayud DO 15%

Bright, fruity high notes, Plum and currant, no overt oak, juicy and spicy, with dusty tannins, rounded acidity and a pruney aftertaste. A luscious, generous red from Master of Wine Norrel Robertson.

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