Red Wine Santbru 2016

Red wine from Montsant made from Carignan, Grenache and Syrah aged for 14 months in French oak barrels.
Crianza. 14 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Montsant
Grapes Varieties: Carignan, Grenache Red, Syrah,
91 91

Availability: In stock

€17.80
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The flagship Spanish red wine of the Portal del Montsant winery, Santbru is made principally from Carignan, alongside some Grenache and Syrah.

All of the grapevines grow in sandy-limestone soils at altitudes between 700 and 800 metres above sea level, in an area belonging to the DO Montsant.

Harvested by hand and separately vinified according to its plot of origin, the grapes were fermented in deposits and macerated for a long time.

After that, this red wine from Montsant was aged for 14 months in French oak barrels. Finally, it was further aged in deposits so all the parts could fully come together.

Decant Santbru 2016 1 hour before drinking.

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Appearance

The red wine Santbru has a bright, high cherry-coloured robe with a purple rim.

Nose

Complex nuances of black fruit and wild berries, typical of a red wine from Montsant, combined with notes of Eastern spices, toast, Mediterranean undergrowth, cocoa powder, menthol, lavender and dry earth.

Palate

Crisp and expressive, this red wine by Portal del Montsant has focus and a clear definition. Smooth-bodied with an excellent acidity and velvety tannins. Toast, garrigue, wild berries, some earthy and mineral nuances, remembrances of balsam and citrus and some hints of flowers. Long, complex finish.

Our personal opinion

Elegant and powerful, Santbru 2016 is a wine which deserves to be widely known and appreciated.

OTHER VINTAGES

Santbru 2015:

Enterwine 91. Peñín 92.

Santbru 2014:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 92. Wine Spirits 2017 90.

Santbru 2013:

Peñín 92. Enterwine 92.

Santbru 2012:

Blend of old-vines Carignan and 22% Grenache. Peñín 92.

Santbru 2010:

Peñín 93.

Santbru 2009:

Peñín 93.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Montsant
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 14
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 91
Percentage of variety Cariñena 46%, Garnacha Tinta 46%, Syrah 8%.
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Civet, Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, 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
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Customer Reviews (2)
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Santbru has, besides the juicy fruit, that-to me-extremely appealing mixture of orange peel and cola which I sometimes find in Montsant reds. Review by Tintagel (Posted on 06/03/2019)
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Excellent wine. Texture is subtle, and it has depth and freshness. Very long finish. Review by Brolin (Posted on 29/01/2018)
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