The Morning Claret

Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines

Day: 6 May 2020

Cramele Recas – Solara Orange Natural Wine 2019

This is the third vintage of Cramele Recas’s orange wine, naturally made with no corrections or additions, and without doubt the best so far. Enticing nose of freshly sliced/tinned peaches, plus a slight hint of cinnamon and sawdust (not at Read more

Cramele Recas – Amber Natural Wine 2019

A totally naturally made wine (no additions whatsoever, ie: no added sulphites either), from organically grown (but not certified) grapes. Around 25 days (3.5 weeks) of skin contact during the fermentation. Bottled unfiltered. Slightly iodine-tinged nose with a hint of Read more

Cramele Recas – Solara Glou Glou Natural Red 2019

This is the Roumanian giant’s first attempt at a “glou glou” style smashable red. It’s not bad at all, with attractive maraschino cherry aromas and an easy going fruity palate. There are brambly, blackcurrant flavours, nice fresh acids and an Read more