Acustic, Wine Unplugged, Theses Old Vines still Sing!

I rarely buy wines based on their label.

The stylized guitar and strings label did catch my eye.


This Acustic Old Vines (2005) from Montsant (Catalonia, Spain) might start a new trend named 'unplugged' in the same way that you find 'naked' (oak free) Chardonnay.

Grown on 40 year old vines, Acustic just strives to be authentic. Made of 55% Samso (Carignane) and 45% Garnacha (Grenache), this wine is aged for 10 month in French oak.

It is rich with a long finish rather than big with heavy tannins so a good pick even on warm days.

Only 650 cases were produced. It retails for around $17.

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