Made in the northern Catalan region of Costers del Segre, the grapes of this Spanish red wine were meticulously harvested, destemmed and gently crushed.
After that, they were fermented at a controlled temperature with daily stirrings.
Then this wine produced by Celler Cercavins was transferred into new and 2nd year French oak barrels, where it completed malolactic fermentation and was aged for 14 months.
Finally, Bru de Verdu 14 2015 was blended and rested for a further 30 days in stainless steel tanks.
Decant this red wine from Costers del Segre 30 minutes before drinking.
Drink over the next 4 years.
The wine Bru de Verdú 14 has an intense cherry colour with a garnet rim.
Complex and characterful, this Crianza red wine by Celler Cercavins smells of prunes, with hints of Tahitian vanilla, toast and hazelnuts, intertwined with aromas of spices, chocolate, balsam and tobacco.
This blend of Tempranillo and Syrah is well-structured and fresh, with notes of red fruit alongisde remembrances of wet undergrowth, spices, cocoa and flowers over a mineral background. Bru de Verdú 14 has some ripe tannins, a crisp acidity and long finish.
|Our personal opinion||
Substantial and nicely crafted, Bru de Verdú 14 2015 proves again than the Catalan region of Costers del Segre is becoming an increasingly interesting wine producing area.
Bru de Verdú 14 2014:
Bru de Verdú 14 2012:
Peñín 90. Enterwine 91.
Bru de Verdú 14 2010:
Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2016 (Blind tasting): 9,20/10.
Bru de Verdú 14 2008:
Blend of Tempranillo, Syrah & Merlot. Peñín 88.
|D.O.||Costers del Segre|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||30 minutes before serving|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||No|
|Is this product free of sulfites?||No|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||14|
|Name of Award||No|
|Percentage of variety||Syrah, Tempranillo|
|Pairings||Cooked foods, Cured duck breast, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Paté, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Vegetables|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement|
Nice value. The wine is well made and right now it drinks excellently.
Produced by a not much talked-about winery, this is actually very good, and the blend works stupendously. Lots of fruit, a clear profile, smooth texture.