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Borsao Tres Picos 2017

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€13.70

Borsao Tres Picos 2017

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 5 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 15

Score

93
Enterwine Score 93
93
Media rating 93

Availability: In stock

€13.70
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Details

This is the new vintage of Borsao Tres Picos, a single varietal Grenache which is widely recognised as one of Spain's absolute top values.

Produced by Bodegas Borsao from vineyards between 35 and 60 years of age, this Spanish red wine belongs to the DO Campo de Borja, northwest of the province of Zaragoza, Aragón.

Planted in rocky soils, the grapevines grow at an altitude of 600-700 metres above sea level, subject to a tough Continental climate.

Fermented in stainless steel tanks under strict temperature control, this Crianza red wine was macerated with the skins for several weeks. 

Before its bottling, Borsao Tres Picos 2017 was aged for 5 months in new French oak barrels.

Drink this varietal Grenache until 2024.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Borsao Tres Picos has a bright, clean cherry colour with a violet rim.

Nose

This red wine from Campo de Borja is inviting and expressive. Aromas of ripe red fruit, in all of its variants, combined with some toasted notions and notes of liquorice, aromatic herbs, and even some floral overtones. 

Palate

This varietal Grenache from Aragón is fruit-driven and nicely crafted. Notes of red plums and dried blackberries, sustained by a good acidity and nuanced by some herbal touches. The wine has a remarkable freshness, and tannins are savoury and ripe. This wine by Bodegas Borsao has a medium finish, with an aftertaste of spices and underbrush.

Our personal opinion

Already a modern classic, Borsao Tres Picos 2017 is a smooth, tasty wine good for any occasion. Fabulous value.

OTHER VINTAGES

Borsao Tres Picos 2016:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 92. James Suckling 92. Parker 90.

Borsao Tres Picos 2015:

Enterwine 94. Parker 91. Silver Medal - Grenaches du Monde 2017.

Borsao Tres Picos 2014:

Parker 90. Peñín 92. Enterwine 94. Wine Spectator 91.

Robert Parker has written several times that Borsao Tres Picos is one of the world's top values. A previous vintage of this wine, Borsao Tres Picos 2013 was designated by him the absolute Greatest Value Wine of 2014.

 

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Campo de Borja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 13-15ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 10 minutes 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
Number of months aged in Barrels 5
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 93
Media rating 93
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Grenache Red
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Aged cheeses, bluefish, Bull meat, Cold meats, Duck, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted white meats, Rosted piglet
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. Great review by Iannis Ritskos on 9/30/2017
    Value

    Best value ever?? I think so!!

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