Red Wine Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane 2016
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In the international wine scene, there is a growing consensus that Priorat probably produces the best Carignan wines in the world.
If one was asked to prove that claim, few wines would be more appropriate than Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane. Without question, this Spanish red wine is one of the top five single varietal Carignan wines produced in the region.
This one-of-a-kind Crianza red wine is made solely from old vines, planted in 1902, on steep slate slopes in the very heart of Priorat.
Meticulously harvested and uncompromisingly selected both on site and in the facilities of the Mas Doix winery, after a traditional vinification Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane 2016 was aged for 16 months in French oak barrels.
Incidentally, only 3 barrels were produced, totalizing a mere 984 bottles, all of them numbered.
We suggest that you decant this red wine made from centenary vines a minimum of 2 hours before drinking.
This red wine from Priorat has medium-high, cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim. Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane has an enticing look.
Wonderfully complex, ever-evolving and full of subtleties, the varietal Carignan Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane exhibits many nuances of flowers, wild berries, aromatic herbs and minerality. Ageing notes are understated and nicely integrated, and the terroir imprint is simply phenomenal.
Crisp, well-defined and phenomenally crafted, this red wine of Celler Mas Doix is never overpowering or bombasting. Here everything is about depth, nuance and local character, with a marvelous texture, articulate and detailed, a quiet confidence, and an outstanding acidity. Never-ending, spellbinding finish.
|Our personal opinion||
The magnificent Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane 2016 is one of the best wines produced in Spain. Truly world-class.
Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane 2014:
Enterwine 96. Peñín 99. Parker 97+.
Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane 2013:
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||Two hours before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||16|
|Pairings||Alone, Bull meat, Civet, Game animals, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Specialty plates|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Because you can, Because you deserve it, Romantic Dinner|