Jaspi Negre 2011 – Montsant, Spain

Cherries and blackberries on the nose with a hit of mustiness and fresh flowers.  This is a powerful beauty, true to its name of Black Jasper.  She starts with luscious red fruits, moving to dried prunes, raisins, and leather.  It develops a further mustiness as it sits on the mid-palate, chewy and reminiscent of autumn leaves decaying.  As the tannins show up late to end the party, you’re left with a faint history of tart strawberries.  Just a gorgeous wine.

  • Rating: Impressive
  • Name: Jaspi Negre 2011
  • Winery: Coca i Fitó
  • Region: Montsant
  • Country: Spain
  • Varietals: Garnatxa, Samsó, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
  • Price: $22
  • Where to Buy: Astor Wines & Spirits

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