Albert Jané Ubeda, Bodegas Acustic 'Acustic is establishing itself as one of the finer producers in the up-and- coming region of Montsant. The wines are made from the indigenous varieties of the region with vine age ranging from 40-100 years'. Jay Miller, eRobertParker.
Perhaps testament to the early autumnal weather or just to great affordable wines from the Rhone valley, we’ve still a small remaining parcel of this sumptuous Côtes de Rhone from top organic producer Christophe Delorme at Domaine de la la Mordorée before we move onto the 2012 vintage
A recent article by Ferran Centelles, sommelier of Restaurant El Bulli, on Jancis Robinson.com is entitled ‘Montsant – half-price Priorat?’, which is a provocative title, but the article shows just how far this D.O has come in a very short space of time.
Neatly carrying on our Spanish theme from last week, Victoria Moore gave a tantalising write-up of the genial Albert Jané Ubeda's 'Acústic Red - Vinyes Velles Nobles - 2010' from Montsant in the Daily Telegraph wine section last week: "Montsant is a region in north-east Spain which surrounds fêted Priorat like a halo.
As some of you may have picked up - our wine of the week email is about great affordable wines that are ready to drink now. Fortunately for us, one literally walked in through the door recently in the hands of the charming David Marco, the owner of Bodegas Marco Abella in Priorat, which got a definitive thumbs up from us all at our Chelsea shop.