About Mourvedre Red Wine

About Mourvedre Red Wine
Mourvedre is a red grape planted in several countries, but best known for its use in the Rhine Valley of France. It is most commonly used as a blending variety in Châteauneuf-du-Pape; it is also found in red wines from southern France, such as Bandol, Provence and Languedoc-Roussillon. Mourvedre is also known as Monastrell and is used as a blending grape in several Spanish reds such as La Mancha and Conca de Barbera.

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Brecon Estate 2018  Mourvedre
94 points
Black violet color. Aromas of bramble, violets, and lilac with a lightly tannic, crisp, dryish medium-full body and an even, interesting, medium-long sliced plum, black toast, and hints of bacon finish with moderate oak flavor. A bold, food-friendly Mourvedre with staying power.
Bodegas Piqueras 2018 Los Losares Monastrell Mourvedre
87 points
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Garnet black color. Aromas and flavors of red cassis, thyme, forest berries, hints of mint, and hazelnut with a slightly chewy, crisp, dry medium-to-full body and a smooth, captivating, medium-length finish with moderate oak flavor. A dry, table-ready red for beef and pork pairings.
87 points $8 Best Buy