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Red Wine Raimat Turons de Vallcorba 2018

Crianza red wine from Costers del Segre. Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 20 months in French oak vats.

Crianza. 20 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 13.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon,
Wineries: Raimat
ñ 90 93 92

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€16.25
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Belonging to the Turons de Raimat product collection, which showcases the qualities of bodega Raimat's best vineyards, Raimat Turons de Vallcorba is produced in DO Costers del Segre, Catalonia's westernmost wine producing area.

A varietal Cabernet Sauvignon, the grapes were hand harvested at dawn and cold macerated before fermenting with the skins in stainless steel diposits under controlled temperature.

During the process, frequent pump-overs were performed to induce the extraction of aromatic compounds. After that, this Spanish red wine was macerated with the skins and transferred into tanks to complete malolactic fermentation.

Then the red wine Raimat Turons de Vallcorba 2018 went into big French oak vats - in order to minimize oak impact - and it was aged for a period of 20 months.

Terroir-driven and seductive, this red wine from Costers del Segre will make a great match with roast recipes, game dishes and chocolate desserts.

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Appearance

The red wine Raimat Turons de Vallcorba is medium purple with a violet rim. 

Nose

Clean, lively and expansive, this varietal Cabernet Sauvignon conveys aromas of forest floor and aromatic herbs, with pristine notes of black fruit and a tad of spices and balsam.

Palate

Spacious, lifted and medium-bodied, this red wine from bodega Raimat (a brand of Codorniu) has a steely acidity and an Atlantic, Loire-ish character. Dark chocolate and cassis, with some floral remembrances and a long, balsamic finish.

Our personal opinion

The red wine Raimat Turons de Vallcorba 2018 is amazingly fresh and quite sophisticated. One of Catalonia's best Cab. Sauvs.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. Costers del Segre
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 20
Peñin Score 90
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 92
Mono-Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairings Birds, Chocolate, Cured cheeses, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Hamburgers , Meat and vegitables, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Pica Pica, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted foods, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Sautéed vegitables, semi-curred cheese, Specialty plates, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stew, Stews, Vegetables
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Appetizer, Barbecue, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
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