Les Crestes /2013

Fruity, fresh and expressive. A genuine young and delicious Priorat wine.

FEATURES:

  • GRAPE VARIETIES: 80% Grenache, 10% Carignan, 10% Syrah
  • ALCOHOLIC CONTENT: 14,5%.
  • SOILS & VINES: Les Crestes vineyards are situated at a height of 400 meters above sea level on hillsides of pronounced slopes, with the characteristic slate soil called "licorella". A third of the grapes comes from vineyards of more than 50 years old, and the rest comes from vineyards with an average of 15/20 years old.
  • AGEING: Grape selection in vineyards, and at the winery grape entry, with two consecutive table selection. Fermentation in small tank size of stainless steel. Aging of 8 months in second use French oak (very thin grain).

Wine Spectator  – Tom Mathews – Web only 2015 – 88pts

Black cherry, pomegranate and blood orange flavors, accented by smoke and mineral notes, mingle in this lively red, which is fresh and focused, with juicy acidity and light tannins. Citrus and floral notes linger. Drink now through 2020. 1,000 cases imported. 

Vinologue Priorat - Miquel Hudin - May 2015 -  ***pts

Earthy, dark fruits, orange peel, chocolate, leather, cumin, and general freshness to the nose which continues in the body along with a boost of oak and dried herbal notes.

HuonHooke.com - Aug. 2015 - 89pts - Bronze Ribbon

Guía Peñín 2016 - 92 *** pts

Bright cherry color. Aroma: ripe fruit, sweet spices, creamy oak. Palate: tasty, fruity, ripe tannins.

2013 / Mas Doix