Red Wine Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane 2016

Crianza red wine from Priorat. varietal Carignan made from centenary vineyards and aged for 16 months in French oak barrels.

Crianza. 16 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Priorat
Grapes Varieties: Carignan,
Wineries: Mas Doix
ñ 97 96 97

Availability: In stock

€290.00
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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.

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Appearance

This red wine from Priorat has medium-high, cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim. Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane has an enticing look.

Nose

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.

Palate

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.

OTHER VINTAGES

Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane 2014:

Enterwine 96. Peñín 99. Parker 97+.

Doix 1902 Centenary Carignane 2013:

Peñín 96.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Priorat
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 14-16ºC
Should this wine be decanted? Two hours before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 16
Peñin Score 97
Enterwine's Score 96
Media rating 97
Mono-Varietal Cariñena
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
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This deserves 6 stars
Value
Speechless. We opened the wine a very special day. The wine made that day a truly unforgettable one.
Review by (Posted on 21 August 2018)
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