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Can Blau 2017

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€11.10

Can Blau 2017

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5

Score

92
Enterwine Score 92
92
Media rating 92

Availability: In stock

€11.10
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Details

The mid-level wine of the Can Blau winery, Can Blau comes from the DO Montsant.

Produced by Juan Gil, this Spanish red wine is a blend of 40% Carignan, coming from sandy soils, 40% Syrah grown in limestone soils, and 20% Grenache from slate soils.

The grapes come from terraced vines 35 years old on average.

Carefully harvested and vinified, Can Blau 2017 was aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels prior to its bottling.

Decant this red wine from Montsant 30 minutes before drinking.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Can Blau has a clean, bright, crimson color with a garnet rim.

Nose

This intense Montsant red wine carries some clean aromas of ripe black fruit, jammy fruit and liquorice, with dim remembrances of violets. On the background, some hints of vanilla and clove and notions of undergrowth and garrigue.

Palate

A creamy, meaty texture coats some succulent red fruit, with creamy and smoky nuances, mineral notes, and lively tannins that will mellow over time. This Crianza red wine from Can Blau has a good acidity and a long, intense finish.

Our personal opinion

A nice red wine, Can Blau 2017 by Cellers Can Blau pairs very well with game dishes.

OTHER VINTAGES

Can Blau 2016:

Enterwine 92.

Can Blau 2015:

Enterwine 92.

Can Blau 2014:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 91.

Can Blau 2013:

Peñín 93.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Montsant
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
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
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Cariñena 40%, Syrah 40%, Garnacha Tinta 20%.
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Grilled red meats, Meat and vegitables, Mushrooms, Rice with meat, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Sheep´s cheese, Vegetables, White meat with gravy
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Appetizer, Barbecue, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. blue review by Lord Ruthven on 1/16/2018
    Value

    Very good value. I drink a lot of aussie wine, and to find something this good I have to pay much more.

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