Red Wine Racó d'Atans Criança 2008

Red crianza wine from Montsant, made from Cabernet, Grenache, Merlot and Syrah, aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.

Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 15º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Montsant
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

Racó d'Atans Criança 2008 is a mature, elegant red wine from Montsant produced by the Mas de les Vinyes winery.

The wine is crafted from a blend of 30 to 70-year-old vines, the composition being 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 10% Merlot.

The vines grow in clay and sandy soils that bring a distinctive character to the wine.

Harvested at their optimal ripening point, the grapes were selected in the cellar and subsequently vinified in stainless steel tanks.

After that, the wine was aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.

Racó d'Atans Criança 2008 has a limited production of 8,500 bottles.

Drink now until 2023.


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Clean, bright, high garnet-coloured robe with a purple rim.


Powerful and bold, showing aromas of plums, vanilla, mulberries, wild strawberries, laurel toast, balsam and smoke.


Creamy and muscular, with a remarkable structure, impressive tannins and a well-balanced acidity. Exquisite balance between fruit and oak. Very long, complex finish.

Our personal opinion

Racó d'Atans Criança 2008 is quite an unknown wine for the average drinker. Those who get acquainted with it, though, put it high on their favourite wines list.

Year 2008
Type Red
D.O. Montsant
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 14-16ºC
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 91
Percentage of variety “Cabernet Sauvignon”:”60” “Garnacha”:”20” “Merlot”:”10” “Syrah”:”10”
Pairings Aperitif, Bull meat, Chocolate, Duck, Paté, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Stew, Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Aperitif, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, To bring to an engagement
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