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Bàrbara Forés Coma d'En Pou 2016

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€19.60

Bàrbara Forés Coma d'En Pou 2016

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 16 Months in French oak barrels from Allier
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 15

Score

93
Enterwine Score 93
93
Media rating 93

Availability: In stock

€19.60
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Details

Bárbara Forés Coma d´En Pou is the flagship wine of the Celler Bàrbara Forés winery, based in the southwestern Catalonian province of Terra Alta.

The 2015 vintage of this Spanish red wine was crafted from a blend of Grenache, Syrah and  Cabernet Sauvignon.

The vines grow in soils composed mainly of sandstone, limestone and conglomerates.

The vineyards are located in a pristine environment, surrounded by olive trees, holm oaks and aromatic plants.

Climate is harsh, with hot summers and dry, cold winters.

Harvest of Bàrbara Forés Coma d´En Pou 2015 was carried out by hand.

The grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks for several weeks. Then they were macerated for a month, transferred into French oak barrels from Allier, and aged for over a period of 16 months.

Drink now until 2023.

Decant 1 hour before drinking.

 

Additional Information

Appearance

Bàrbara Forés Coma d'en Pou has a bright, clean, medium cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim.

Nose

This Crianza red wine by Bàrbara Forés shows notes of ripe red fruit, liquor-infused fruit, liquorice, some vegetal hints, notions of undergrowth and a dash of smoke and cocoa. An intense and rewarding nose.

Palate

Characteristic and complex, this red wine from Terra Alta is velvety-bodied and exceedingly drinkable. Pure flavours of red fruit, intertwined with hints of chocolate, toast, garrigue, dry earth, white mineral and balsam. Ripe, savoury tannins, good acidity and long, persistent finish.

Our personal opinion

Bàrbara Forés Coma d'En Pou 2015 is the perfect match for casseroles, stews and game dishes. It will improve considerably over the next years. Keep an eye on the Bàrbara Forés winery. It is one of the best wineries in Terra Alta.

OTHER VINTAGES

Bàrbara Forés Coma d'En Pou 2012:

Enterwine 92. Guia de Vins de Catalunya (Blind tasting): 9.60/10.

Bàrbara Forés Coma d'En Pou 2011:

Peñín 91.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Terra Alta
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels from Allier
Number of months aged in Barrels 16
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 93
Media rating 93
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Garnacha Tinta 85%, Syrah 15%.
Pairings Birds, Civet, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Mushrooms, Poultry, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. impressed review by Obi wan on 8/24/2018
    Value

    Superb. Concentration, grip, depth and intensity.

  2. Good red wine from Terra Alta review by Buck Rogers on 8/18/2017
    Value

    I'm getting to love the wines from Terra Alta. If you like the intensity of Priorat reds but sometimes you find the wines a little bit too earthy for your taste, try this one. And a nice price it has too.

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