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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer EGO BODEGAS
This new Vintages Essential was assessed from the newly-designed bottle purchased at the LCBO. Extremely deep intense purple colour. Juicy, bright, attractive, ripe, black-cherry-cassis purée nose with some spicy, gently cedary notes. Dry, medium bodied, smooth albeit quite well structured, very spicy, attractive, bright, ripe plummy-black-cherry purée flavours with a tangy, lingering, ready-to-drink, cassis-tinged finish. This well-priced, versatile, crowd-pleaser is a blend of 50% Monastrell, 30% Syrah and 20% Petit Verdot that was barrel aged for several months in American oak. It has 14% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with a NEW lot number L-G20083 on the back label. Meanwhile, here is Tony Aspler’s tasting note from November 27th - BEST BUY - A true bargain! Deep ruby in colour; spicy, toasty, lightly smoky nose of baked plums; medium to full-bodied, dry. Spicy and savoury black fruit flavours with lively acidity. CSPC 443945
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Kol Gro
Country Spain
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Spicy, Tangy, Ripe, Black Cherry
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
A NEW VINTAGES ESSENTIAL as of APRIL 1, 2020 Tasting Note: This blend is based on Monastrell (the predominant red grape in Jumilla) with Syrah and Petit Verdot in support. You will find this to be an intense, concentrated, complex wine with impressive ripe dark fruit, black pepper spice, earth, vanilla and mocha. Typically robust and hearty. Try this with pork shoulder.
Price $ 13.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 27, 2020
Cases bought 1200 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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