Red Wine Cristiari d'Alòs 2018

Red wine from Costers del Segre. Varietal Merlot for 2 months in Central European oak barrels.
Oak. 2 Months in Balcan oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Mono-variety: Merlot
Wineries: Vall de Baldomar
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Produced by the Vall de Baldomar winery, Cristiari d'Alòs is a single varietal Merlot made from vines cultivated in the northern Catalan region of Costers del Segre.

This interesting Spanish red wine was vinified following an interesting procedure. After being harvested and destemmed, the grapes were crushed and the "free-run" juice was cooled before fermentation.

Once alcoholic fermentation was completed, this red wine from Costers del Segre was macerated for a short period of time. Then it was transferred into Central European oak barrels, where it underwent malolactic fermentation.

After that, Cristiari d'Alòs 2018 was aged for 2 months in the barrels.

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Appearance

The Spanish red wine Cristiari d'Alòs has an intense cherry colour with a garnet rim.

Nose

This red wine from Vall de Baldomar smells of red berries, vegetables and spices, nuanced by remembrances of vanilla, clove, eucalyptus, dry earth and mineral.

Palate

Medium-bodied and nicely balanced, with plenty of freshness and good grip. This varietal Merlot conveys notes spices and toast, underscored by remembrances of red fruit, garrigue and balsam. A wine from Costers del Segre with some mild tannins, good acidity and long finish.

Our personal opinion

The young Spanish red wine Cristiari d'Alòs 2018 is certainly drinkable and characterful. We suggest combining it with a nice pair of scrambled eggs with sausage.

OTHER VINTAGES

Cristiari d'Alòs 2015:

Enterwine 90.

Cristiari d'Alòs 2014;

Enterwine 90.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. Costers del Segre
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Ageing Oak
Type of ageing Months in Balcan oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 2
Enterwine's Score 90
Media rating 90
Mono-Varietal Merlot
Pairings Cold meats, Cured cheeses, Eggs, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, semi-curred cheese
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Aperitif, Appetizer, Barbecue, Business dinner, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
Reviews
Customer Reviews (2)
cristiari red wine
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Unexpectedly nice. Smooth as a typical Merlot, but fresher. Review by Ding dong (Posted on 13/06/2018)
Alos merlot
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This is a very pure Merlot. Smooth and very easy to drink, and very well produced. Review by Buffalo (Posted on 04/09/2017)
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