“Pretty much everything that comes from the winery, which is run by Enrique’s son Pepe, is exceptionally good. The wine is clean, fresh, and super vibrant (and tastes way more expensive than it is). It’s basically a delicious fruit salad, with plums, cherry, raspberry, and other red fruits, plus a little chocolate on the end. It’s great for picnics or with anything grilled (I want to try it with lamb).”
“Full disclosure: I tried five years of Volver’s Triga at an on-site wine tasting, and because it was so good that I drained each glass (for research, of course), my notes got a little weird. If we’re going to choose favorites, the 2012 was the absolute best, followed by the 2013—but at $40-plus, they’re a little more of a splurge. The 2014, even though it’s a little younger and not quite as developed as the older vintages, was still exceptional and manages to fall within budget. Made with monastrell and cabernet grapes, this wine brings a strong whiff of chocolate (yum) before serving up licorice and dark fruit (think ripe, juicy blackberries). The rest of my tipsy notes say, “insanely good. Stop being this good."