Red Wine Cristiari d'Alòs 2019

Red wine from Costers del Segre. Varietal Merlot for 2 months in oak barrels.
Oak. 2 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Merlot,
Wineries: Vall de Baldomar
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Availability: In stock

€10.85
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Produced by the Vall de Baldomar winery, Cristiari d'Alòs is a varietal Merlot made from vines cultivated in the southwestern 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 French oak barrels, where it underwent malolactic fermentation.

After that, Cristiari d'Alòs 2019 was aged for 2 months in the barrels.

Pair it with cold cuts and aged cheese.

Additional Information
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Appearance

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

Nose

This varietal Merlot 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 wine of Vall de Baldomar 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 2019 is certainly drinkable and characterful. We suggest combining it with a nice pair of scrambled eggs with sausage.

OTHER VINTAGES

Cristiari d'Alòs 2018:

Enterwine 90.

Cristiari d'Alòs 2015:

Enterwine 90.

Cristiari d'Alòs 2014;

Enterwine 90.

Year 2019
Type Red
D.O. Costers del Segre
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Ageing Oak
Type of ageing Months in French 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
2 Reviews
cristiari red wine
Value
Unexpectedly nice. Smooth as a typical Merlot, but fresher.
Review by (Posted on 13 June 2018)
Alos merlot
Value
This is a very pure Merlot. Smooth and very easy to drink, and very well produced.
Review by (Posted on 4 September 2017)
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