Red Wine Perelada 5 Finques Reserva 2016

Red wine from L'Empordà. Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Samsó, Grenache and Monastrell aged for 18 months in barrels and for 12 months in the bottle.

Reserva. 18 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Empordà
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Availability: In stock

€11.45
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This is the new vintage of Perelada 5 Finques Reserva, formerly known as Perelada 5 Finques.

This Spanish red wine is produced by Castillo de Perelada.

It is made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Samsó (Carignan), Grenache & Monastrell.

The 6 varieties come from 5 estates - 5 Finques - composed of different kinds of soils. This fact, together with the Mediterranean influence and the cooling efect of the Tramuntana (a harsh northern wind) give the wine an interesting complexity. 

The grapes were separately harvested and vinified. Then the wine was aged for 18 months in fine-grain American and French oak barrels.

After that, it was aged for a further 12 months in the bottle.

Aerate Perelada 5 Finques Reserva 2016 from L'Empordà 30 minutes before drinking.

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Appearance

The wine Perelada 5 Finques Reserva has a bright cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim.

Nose

This bold reserve red wine from L'Empordà obviously benefits from the richness of the blend. Complex aromas of juicy black and red fruit, combined with dash of exotic spices, some earthy nuances and aromas of menthol and Mediterranean underbrush. We also perceive some mineral remembrances over a deep, smokey and toasted core.

Palate

Mouth-filling and savoury, this red wine by Castillo Perelada has a solid structure that sustains flavours of dark fruit, dry earth and Mediterranean herbs. Intense mineral notes, crisp acidity and crunchy tannins. Long finish.

Our personal opinion

An excellent pairing with hearty dishes,  we suggest that, when in Catalonia, you drink Perelada 5 Finques Reserva 2016 with a "Mar i muntanya" (truly exquisite recipes that combine fish or shrimp with meat).

OTHER VINTAGES

Perelada 5 Finques Reserva 2015:

7 varieties. Enterwine 90.

Perelada 5 Finques Reserva 2014:

6 varieties. Enterwine 90. Peñín 90.

Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva 2013:

Enterwine 91.

Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva 2012:

22 months in French and American oak barrels.

Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva 2011:

Peñín 90. Gold Medal-Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada 2015.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Empordà
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 18
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Percentage of variety Cabernet Sauvignon 42%, Merlot 19%, Syrah 14%, Samsó 14%, Garnacha 7%, Monastrell 4%,.
Pairings Birds, Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Red meat with gravy, Risotto, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Steak Tartare, Stews, Stuffed Chicken, Vegitables sauces, White meat with gravy, Whitefish salads
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
2 Reviews
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I think this is a very good wine for the price. Everything feels right. The fruit is delicious, wood adds a light touch and the finish is superb.
Review by (Posted on 17 January 2018)
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A very intense wine. Powerful, mineral and concentrated, with focus and good acidity. Excellent value.
Review by (Posted on 9 January 2018)
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