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Red Wine Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2021

Vegan red wine from Empordà. Blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Grenache aged for 27 months in French oak barrels.

Crianza. 27 Months in French oak barrels from Allier
Percentage of Alcohol: 13.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Empordà
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Availability: In stock

€22.00
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The elegant wine Perelada Finca Malaveïna is produced by bodega Castillo de Perelada, the first winery in Europe awarded with the LEED® Gold sustainability certification, granted by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

This Spanish red wine is sourced from Finca Malaveïna, a scenic vineyard with red clayey soils which has stunning views of the eastern Pyrenees and the Mediterranean sea.

The 2021 vintage of this single parcel red wine from L'Empordà is a blend composed of 63% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Cabernet Franc and 6% Grenache.

Harvested by hand and meticulously selected, the grapes were cold-macerated for a long time before fermenting under controlled temperature. Each variety was separately vinified.

After that, the wine Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2021 was drawn off and aged for 27 months in new French oak barrels from Allier. Finally, this vegan wine was aged for some months in the bottle before its commercial release.

Decant this Crianza red wine from L'Empordà 1 hour before you drink it.

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Appearance

The red wine Finca Malaveïna is deep purple with a ruby rim.

Nose

Prominent notes or red and black fruit, sweet spices, vanilla, clove and cocoa. As this of blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Grenache opens, there appear remembrances of Mediterranean herbs, balsam, green bell peppers and dry earth.

Palate

Bold and palate-coating, but never overpowering. This red wine of Castillo Perelada has a crisp acidity, excellent balance and mild tannins. Menthol, wild berries, aromatic herbs and some earthy notions over a smokey-mineral background. Long, elegant finish.

Our personal opinion

As always, the wine Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2021 exudes plenty of class and elegance

OTHER VINTAGES

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2020:

Enterwine 92. Peñín 92. DWWA 2023: 86 points & Bronze Medal.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2019:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 92.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2018:

93 puntos Enterwine. Decanter WWA 2022 - 88 points & Bronze Medal.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2017:

Enterwine 91. Peñín 93.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2016:

Enterwine 92. Peñín 93.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2015:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 93.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2014:

Blend dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon. Peñín 92. Enterwine 93.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2013:

Blend of Merlot (main variety), Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc,  Syrah and Grenache. Aged for 18 months. Enterwine 93. Peñín 93. International Bacchus Contest: Gold Medal.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2012:

Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc & Merlot. Aged for 14 months.

Peñín 91. Grand Gold Medal-Sélections Mondiales de Vins Canadá 2016. Gold Medal-Gilbert & Gaillard. Guía de Vinos Gourmets 2016: 94 points.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2011:

Same blend as 2013. Peñín 90.

Perelada Finca Malaveïna 2010:

Same blend. Parker 91.

Year 2021
Type Red
D.O. Empordà
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Vegan Yes
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels from Allier
Number of months aged in Barrels 27
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Percentage of variety Merlot 63%, Cabernet Sauvignon 17%, Cabernet Franc 14%, Garnacha 6%.
Pairings Birds, Bull meat, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Duck, Grilled red meats, Paté, Red meat with gravy, Risotto, Roasted foods, Sautéed vegitables, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Steak Tartare, Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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Very complex red wine. You find plenty of everything here: fruit, terroir, spices, flowers, herbs...
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