Red Wine L'Equilibrista 2015

Red wine from Catalonia made from Syrah, Carignan & Grenache, aged for 14 months in French oak barrels.

Crianza. 14 Months in French oak barrels from Allier
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Catalunya
Grapes Varieties: Grenache Red, Samsó, Syrah,
Wineries: Ca n'Estruc
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Availability: In stock

€13.95
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Belonging to the Catalunya DO, L'Equilibrista is a Spanish red wine made from a blend of three varieties: SyrahCarignan and Grenache.

The grapes come from 20 to 40-year-old vines planted in the town of Esparraguera and owned by the Ca n'Estruc winery.

Harvested at an optimal ripening point, once in the cellar the grapes were destemmed, gently crushed and underwent pre-fermentation maceration.

Then the wine must was fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature.

Finally, L'Equilibrista 2015 was transferred into new medium toasted French oak barrels from Allier, where it was aged for 14 months.

Drink until 2022. Decant 30 minutes before drinking.

53,600 bottles produced.

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Appearance

The wine L'Equilibrista of the Ca n'Estruc winery has an intense, clean cherry colour with purple tinges and a violet rim.

Nose

This elegant Crianza red wine from Catalunya shows notes of ripe bilberries, blackberry liqueur, liquorice and unberbush. Delicate wooden notes, some lactic touches, toffee, coal and cocoa. Finally, as the wine opens it shows some mineral undertones and hints of rose pepper.

Palate

Well-structured and savoury, with ripe, this red wine by Ca N'Estruc velvety tannins and a long, mouth-cleansing acidity. Notes of ripe blackberries and ripe plums, along with some hints of toast and chocolate. Medium-long finish.

Our personal opinion

Personal, powerful and gentle, L'Equilibrista 2015 offers a good chance to get to know the wines from the Catalunya DO.

OTHER VINTAGES

L'Equilibrista 2014:

Enterwine 90.

L'Equilibrista 2013:

Peñín 93. Parker 91.

L’Equilibrista 2012:

Parker 90.

Year 2015
Type Red
D.O. Catalunya
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels from Allier
Number of months aged in Barrels 14
Enterwine's Score 90
Media rating 90
Percentage of variety Garnacha 55%, Syrah 30%, Samsó 15%.
Pairings Bull meat, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Barbecue, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
Reviews
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Value
Sensational value for money. Herbs, a touch of spice, red cherries. Fine and fresh.
Review by (Posted on 11 October 2017)
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