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Mas d'en Compte 2008/12 Crianza Estate Wine

Celler de Joan Sangenis DOC Priorat

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50% Cariñena, 40% Garnacha and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, all old vines. 20 year old Garnacha/Cabernet and 70 year old Carineña facing north-west, planted on shale terraced slopes at an altitude of 450 metres with average yield of 1 kg per vine. Manual harvest during the first week of October. It is macerated for 30 days with the skins, fermented in stainless steel tanks at 26 deg.C, and aged 14 months in new French Allier (70%) and American (30%) oak barrels and 8 months in bottle. 14.5% Vol. Ink ruby in colour, powerful aromas of blackberry and raspberry preserves, dark chocolate, aromatic herbs, cinnamon and nutmeg, very pronounced and full of ripe plum fruit with mineral, herbal notes, good structure, velvety texture, superb depth broadening into a memorable finish of great style and impressive persistence. Limited production - 15,000 bottles.

Decanter Priorat Tasting 2015 - Highly Recommended
2006 vintage - Robert Parker - 94 Points

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See also:
Cal Pla 2013 White Estate Wine
Cal Pla 2012/13 Crianza Red Estate Wine
Mas d'en Compte 2012 Rosado Estate Wine
Mas d'en Compte 2009/10 Barrel-fermented White Estate Wine
Planots 2009 Crianza Estate Wine