Red Wine Mas La Plana 2017

Crianza red wine from Penedès. Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 18 months in French oak barrels.
Crianza. 18 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Penedès
Grapes Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon,
Wineries: Torres
ñ 93 93 93

Availability: In stock

€76.30
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A varietal Cabernet Sauvignon, Mas La Plana is a truly iconic Spanish red wine produced by Bodegas Torres.

The legend was born when, in the 1979 wine contest "Les Olympiades du Vin" organized by the "Gault-Millau" magazine, the 1970 vintage of this red wine from Penedès, which then bore the name "Torres Gran Coronas Etiqueta Negra", defeated in a blind tasting wines such as Château Latour 1970, Château Pichon-Lalande 1964, and the monumental Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1961.

Produced from four different plots situated in DO Penedès, the grapes were harvested by hand and macerated for 20 days. Then they were fermented under controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks.

After that, Mas La Plana 2017 was aged for 18 months in mostly new French oak barrels. It was bottled in September 2019.

Needless to say, this Crianza red wine will improve considerably over the next years.

Aerate at least 1 hour before drinking.

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Appearance

The red wine Mas La Plana is medium purple with a garnet rim.

Nose

Nuanced and detailed, this Cabernet Sauvignon from Penedès effortlessly combines some deep mineral notes, delicate spicy tips and dash of blackcurrants and blackberries. There are flecks of tobacco and fine leather, and some gentle earthy overtones. 

Palate

This red wine of Bodegas Torres is crisp, nuanced and detailed. It packs first-class black fruit -mulberries, bilberries- with a gentle wooden note and a clear terroir imprint. Acidity is excellent, with some smooth tannins and a very long finish with some spicy and mineral remembrances.

Our personal opinion

Once again, Mas Plana 2017 lives up to its legend. A magnificent wine.

OTHER VINTAGES

Mas Plana 2015:

Enterwine 93. Parker 93. Guía Peñin 95. J. Suckling 93.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Penedès
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 18
Peñin Score 93
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Mono-Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairings Birds, Civet, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Roasted turkey, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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Been a big fan of Mas La Plana for many years. Elegant and crafted with a master touch.
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