Extremely aromatic: soft, floral notes, cinnamon and clove, vanilla, guava, pineapple and a menacing minerality.
Although we had no expectations we were hoping for slightly less “fruit affrontry,” a little more acid, and a refreshing zesty finish, not a Jolly Rancher-esque palate blaster.
The Portuguese can pull off pork and clams, the Greek can marry feta on fish, but the Spanish have a long way to go to balance Chardonnay with Gewürztraminer, at least if the Glarima is anything to go by.
Price: A reasonable $20 at Everything Wine.
Market Liquidity: Stale potpourri.