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Red Wine Furvus 2018

Organic red wine from Montsant. Hairy Grenache and Merlot aged for 14 months in French and American oak barrels.
Crianza. 14 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 15º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Montsant
Grapes Varieties: Grenache Peluda, Merlot,
91 91

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: €16.25

Special Price €14.60

Product Description
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Produced in the DO Montsant, the new vintage of Furvus comes with a significant novelty which makes it even more interesting than before. This Spanish red wine is now virtually a varietal Hairy Grenache (95%), complemented with a just a tiny droplet of Merlot.

The grapes were sorted from the Vinyes Domènech estate, 15 hectares of certified organic vineyards located at an altitude of 525 metres above sea level. Soils are composed of clay and limestone.

After a meticulous selection of the grapes, this Montsant red wine was fermented for a period of 12 days at a controlled temperature. Then Furvus 2018 was aged for 14 months in 1st and 2nd year American and French oak barrels.

We suggest that you decant this Crianza red wine 1 hour before drinking.

Additional Information
Additional Information
Appearance

The red wine Furvus has an elegant, intense, bright cherry colour with a violet rim.

Nose

Original and evocative, this Hairy Grenache with a brushstroke of Merlot begins with an enchantingly Mediterranean note: undergrowth, rosemary, thyme, and garrigue. This organic red wine also suggests some pure aromas red berries, nuanced by some fresh mineral undertones and a subdued spicy note. There is plenty to enjoy here.

Palate

Substantial, but not overripe or massive, this Crianza red wine from Vinyes Domènech carries some delicious notes red fruit, vanilla, cinnamon, roasted coffee, balsam and some mineral remembrances. The crisp acidity tightens up the smooth texture. Finish is long, with excellent fruit and an earthy note.

Our personal opinion

A textbook example of a wine with a bridled power, Furvus 2018 is one of Montsant's absolute best values.

OTHER VINTAGES

Furvus 2017:

Enterwine 91.

Furvus 2016:

Enterwine 93.

Furvus 2015:

Enterwine 93.

Furvus 2014:

Enterwine 93. Silver Medal - Decanter World Wine Awards DWWA 2018.

Furvus 2013:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 93.

Furvus 2012:

Parker 92, Peñín 93. Stephen Tanzer 92. Gold Medal-Grenaches du Monde International Contest 2016.

Furvus 2011:

Parker 91, Peñín 92.

Furvus 2010:

Peñín 92. One of the "Top Ten Spanish Wines below 20€" according to the ABC Wine Guide.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. Montsant
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 40-60 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? Yes
Organic Yes
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 14
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 91
Percentage of variety Garnacha Peluda 95%, Merlot 5%.
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Mushrooms, Roasted foods, Specialty Spanish prosciutto
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
2 Reviews
montsant
Value
1st class Montsant red which won't break the bank. Perfectly adjusted, round and fresh, compelling.
Review by (Posted on 20 December 2018)
Furvus
Value
As smooth as it gets. Garnacha Peluda & Merlot are a likely blend, but they complement each other in a marvelous way. Silky palate, crunchy fruit, tannins like velvet and an intringuing mineral quality.
Review by (Posted on 23 October 2017)
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