Red Wine Bru de Verdú 2017

Red wine from Costers del Segre. Ull de Llebre & Sryah aged for 6 months in oak barrels.

Barrel. 6 Months in French, American, and Hungarian oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Syrah, Ull de Llebre,
Wineries: Celler Cercavins
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Availability: In stock

€8.85
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Crafted by Celler Cercavins, Bru de Verdú is a Spanish red wine produced in the region of Costers del Segre.

Made from a blend of Ull de Llebre and Syrah, the grapes were separately harvested and vinified.

First, they were destemmed and fermented for about 4 weeks with punch-downs performed twice a week.

After that, the wine was aged in new and used French, American and Hungarian oak barrels for 6 months. Before that process, it had completed malolactic fermentation in those same barrels. Along that process, it was drawn off twice.

Finally, this Bru de Verdú 2017 spent 30 days in vats so that all its parts could come together. It was not filtered or stabilized before its bottling.

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Appearance

The wine Bru de Verdú has an intense red colour with a crimson rim.

Nose

A complex red wine from Costers del Segre.Fresh notes of blackberries, mulberries and plums, nuanced by remembrances of toffee, moka, cocoa and some hints of smoke, dry earth, vegetables and underbush. The blend of Ull de Llebre (Tempranillo) and Syrah works really well.

Palate

Smooth and fresh, this red wine by Celler Cercavins begins by showing notes of spices and balsam, combined with remembrances of wild berries, garrigue, flowers, chocolate and some mineral touches. Well-balanced acidity, yummy tannins and long, smokey, balsamic finish.

Our personal opinion

Well-crafted and intense, Bru de Verdú 2017 is an excellent value that pairs very well with roasted meats and stews.

OTHER VINTAGES

Bru de Verdú 2016:

Enterwine 90.

Bru de Verdú 2015:

Enterwine 90.

Bru de Verdú 2014:

Enterwine 89.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Costers del Segre
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 10 minutes before serving
Ageing Barrel
Type of ageing Months in French, American, and Hungarian oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 6
Enterwine's Score 90
Media rating 90
Percentage of variety Ull de Llebre, Syrah.
Pairings Birds, Cold meats, Cow´s cheese, Meat and vegitables, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Stews, Stuffed Chicken, Vegetables, Vegetables
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Appetizer, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
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Value
Not being fancy or hype, you can find some pretty excellent values in Costers del Segre. This drinks easily and leaves a pleasant aftertaste.
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