Red Wine Bellmunt 2020
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Produced by Mas d’en Gil, Bellmunt is a blend of the traditional Priorat varieties Grenache and Samsó (Carignan). The grapes were sorted from the youngest vines of the winery, planted in llicorella (slate) soils between 1994 and 1998.
Since this Spanish red wine is made solely from vines located near the the village of Bellmunt del Priorat, it is legally recognised as a Vi de Vila (A "Village Wine", to put it in Burgundian terms).
Harvested by hand, both grape varieties were separately vinified in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature.
Then this Crianza red wine was aged for 10 months in 225, 1,500 and 3,000-litre French oak barrels and vats. Finally, Bellmunt 2020 was blended and aged for further 12 months in the bottle before its commercial release.
Pair this Priorat red wine with stews and meat recipes.
The red wine Bellmunt is medium ruby with some violet tinges.
Fresh, clean aromas of mulberries and raspberries, with a fleck of herbs de Provence, a note of petricor (wet stones), and tips of red flowers and spices. This blend of Grenache and Carignan is quite seductive.
This wine of Mas d'en Gil has a tight acidity and some ripe tannins which make for a very pleasant passage. Fruit-driven, with dim mineral undertones, hints of herbs and flowers, and a spicy touch. Finish is long and very fresh, with a note of citurs and apricots.
|Our personal opinion||
Savoury and well-balanced, Bellmunt 2020 is an impeccable Priorat.
Enterwine 91. Peñín 91. Parker 92+. Decanter DWWA 2023 - 87 points & Bronze Medal.
Enterwine 91. Parker 92. Guía Peñín 91.
Enterwine 91. Parker 92.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||10|
|Percentage of variety||Garnacha Tinta, Samsó.|
|Pairings||Birds, Cold meats, Cow´s cheese, Cured cheeses, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Stews, Stuffed Chicken, Vegetables|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Barbecue, Because you can, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues|