Red Wine Plana d'en Jan Bon Jan Negre 2019
Red wine from Penedès. Blend of Ull de Llebre (Tempranillo), Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot aged for 4 months in oak barrels.
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Bodega Plana d’en Jan, a praiseworthy family project specializing in microvinifications of outstanding vineyards located in DO Penedès, crafts the red wine Plana d’en Jan Bon Jan Negre solely from a low- yielding vineyard planted in 1989.
The main variety of this Spanish red wine is Ull de Llebre (aka Tempranillo), complemented with 5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Merlot. Composed of rocky and limestone soils, the 1.29-hectare plot is farmed using environmentally friendly and sustainable techniques.
After a meticulous manual harvest, the grapes were selected and destemmed before being macerated with the skins for 12 days. This red wine from Penedès was subsequently fermented in stainless steel tanks with native yeasts under controlled temperature.
The malolactic fermentation of the red wine Plana d’en Jan Bon Jan Negre 2019 was completed in 300- litre French oak barrels and 500-litre Caucasian oak barrels, in which the wine was also aged for a period of 4 months.
Once bottled, this Crianza red wine was kept in the cellar for some years before being released onto the market.
Only 1,851 bottles produced.
The red wine Plana d’en Jan Bon Negre is medium ruby with some purple reflections.
This blend of Ull de Llebre, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is graceful and approachable, with ripe wild berries, maraschino cherries and blackcurrants framed by delicate spices, hints of green peppercorn and vegetables and a chalky undercurrent.
Linear and polished, this wine of Plana d’en Jan winery has good focus and definition, with some powderytannins, sleek red berries, moderate alcohol content and a steely acidity, ending with a chalky and green note.
|Our personal opinion
The wine Plana d’en Jan Bon Negre 2019 is an appealing, stylish Penedès red.
|Type of ageing
|Months in French oak barrels
|Number of months aged in Barrels
|Percentage of variety
|Ull de Llebre 90%, Cabernet Sauvignon 5%, Merlot 5%.
|Birds, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Cow´s cheese, Eggs, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Grilled white meats, Hamburgers , Pasta with red sauce and meat, Paté, Poultry, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted chicken, Roasted foods, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, semi-curred cheese, Soups, Vegetables, Vegetables
|Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense
|Aperitif, Barbecue, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues