Red Wine Vinyes d'Olivardots Vd'O 5 2015
Crianza red wine from L'Empordà. Single varietal Grenache aged for 16 months in French oak barrels.
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Produced in the northern Catalan region of L'Empordà, this Spanish red wine wine is made from vines planted in 2002 in a estate called Paratge Olivardots, composed of granitic and sandy soils.
Harvested by hand and exactingly selected, the grapes were fermented and then macerated for a long period of time in stainless steel tanks. After that, Vinyes d'Olivardots Vd'O 5 2015 was pressed and transferred into French oak barrels. There, it completed malolactic fermentation and was aged for 16 months in French oak barrels, with frequent pump-overs and punch-downs.
This Empordà red wine was not clarified or filtered prior to its bottling. Before being released onto the market, it was further aged for 12 months in the bottle.
5,000 bottles produced.
This Crianza red wine from L'Empordà has a very bright, clean, medium ruby-coloured robe with a crimson rim.
This varietal Grenache from Empordà has a well-defined and characterful nose. Wild berries, aromatic herbs and blue flowers, nicely balanced. On the background, Vinyes d'Olivardots V d'O 5 is reminiscent of aniseed, fennel, orange blossom and toast.
Focused, fresh and flavourful, this wine of Vinyes d'Olivardots suggests notes of raspberries and amarena cherries, with notes of aromatic herbs, deep mineral remembrances and a smokey touch. Vd'O Grenache has smooth tannins, very good acidity and complex, fresh finish.
|Our personal opinion||
A first-class red wine, Vinyes d'Olivardots Vd'O 5 2015 exemplifies the freshest, crispiest side of the Empordà region.
Vinyes d'Olivardots Vd'O 5 2010:
Enterwine 94. Peñín 91.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||40-60 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||16|
|Pairings||Cold meats, Cooked foods, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Pica Pica, Poultry, Rice with meat, Steak Tartare, Stews, Vegetables, White meat with gravy|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Fruity and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Appetizer, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner|