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RESERVA GARNACHA, TEMPRANILLO, CARIÑENA & Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 DOP Cariñena
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer MONASTERIO DE LAS VIÑAS
Deep ruby colour. Gently cedary, spicy, intense, ripe plum purée nose with some cassis-tinged, sandalwood notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, slightly spicy, bright, ripe, plum-cherry-black-currant flavours with a lingering, tangy, very faintly, ceday, high acid finish. This “12 Months Barrel” blend of 40% Garnacha, 40% Tempranillo, 10% Cariñena and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon was aged for 12 months in 70% American and 30% French oak and has 13.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L201399 on the back label. The recommended 2014 (**+) was released on July 25, 2020 at $14.95. Consistently great value! CSPC 166579
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country Spain
Region
Rating **+(89 points)
Bright, Ripe, Gently Cedary
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: 40% Garnacha, 40% Tempranillo, 10% Cariñena. Immediate ripe blackberry and creamy spice nose; medium bodied with firm to grippy tannins. One for food. Score - 88 (Decanter World Wine Awards, 2021) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 27, 2021
Cases bought 1000 (12 bottles per case)

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

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