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Breca 2014

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€11.95

Breca 2014

Characteristics

  • Vintage. 12-14 Months in barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 16.5

Score

93
Enterwine Score 93
93
Media rating 93

Availability: In stock

€11.95
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Details

Breca 2014 is one of the boldest expressions of a Grenache coming from the region of Calatayud available on the market. That mountainous, harsh region in the northern Spanish region of Aragón is believed by many to be the cradle of Grenache.

The grapes used to produce this red wine come from old vines planted between 1925 and 1945 in very poor soils. The plants are located at an altitude of 900 metres above sea level and grow under extremely hard climatic conditions with great temperature differences between daytime and nighttime.

Manually harvested, the grapes were selected at the vineyard and also in the facilities of the Breca winery. Then they were fermented in stainless steel tanks and aged in French oak barrels for 12 to 14 months.

We strongly suggest that you decant the wine a minimum of 30 minutes before you drink it.

Drink now to 2022+.

Additional Information

Appearance

Intense, bright, clean cherry-coloured robe with a ruby rim.

Nose

This Spanish red wine Breca shows intense notes of ripe black fruit, combined with dim touches of vanilla, cinnamon, cocoa and moka. As it opens, the wine offers notions of violets and some liquorice undertones.

Palate

Meaty, intense and yummy, this red coats the palate with velvety notes of blackberries and cranberries, black chocolate and liquor-infused fruit. Great tension and good acidity. Ripe tannins and long, spicy finish.

Our personal opinion

Breca 2014 from Calatayud is a rugged delight. A vibrant wine from an ancestral land.

OTHER VINTAGES

Breca 2013:

Silver Medal-Grenaches du Monde Contest 2016. Peñín 92.

 

Breca 2012:

Peñín 96. Tanzer 91.

 

Breca 2011:

Parker 94. Tanzer 91.

 

Breca 2010:

Exceptional vintage. Parker 94. Peñín 93. Tanzer 91.

Year 2014
Type Red
D.O. Catalunya
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Vintage
Type of ageing Months in barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12-14
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 Birds, Civet, Cow´s cheese, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Stews, Vegetables
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. Sense títol review by Sophie Bell on 3/8/2016
    Value

    If you like red Grenache this is a very interesting wine, I buyed it the last week and I have great memories of this wine.

  2. Sense títol review by John Ford on 3/8/2016
    Value

    A potent wine, full-bodied and fleshy.

    Best!

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