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Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida 2016

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€11.20

Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida 2016

Characteristics

  • Barrel. 7 Months in French and American oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

Availability: In stock

€11.20
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Details

This is the new vintage of the Spanish red wine produced jointly by the Mas Sersal winery and David Carabén, the frontman of Mishima, a pop band quite famous in Catalonia.

Named after one of the best known albums of the band, Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida is made from a blend of Grenache, Syrah and Samsó (Carignan).

Belonging to the DO Montsant, the vines grow in slate and clayey soils. After a manual harvest, the grapes were macerated and fermented in stainless steel tanks.

After that, the Grenache and the Syrah were transferred into 2nd and 3rd year French oak barrels, while the Carignan went to American oak barrels. All were aged for 7 months.

Finally, Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida 2016 was blended, cold-stabilized and gently filtered before its bottling.

Production of 4,000 bottles.

Additional Information

Appearance

The wine Estones de Mishima Set Tota la Vida has a bright cherry colour with a purple rim.

Nose

This gentle red wine from Montsant is quite suggestive. Fresh notes of cranberries and mulberries over a balsamic background, combined with aromas of toast, exotic spices and some mineral nuances.

Palate

This blend of red wine from the Mas Sersal winery is smooth and fresh, with a crisp acidity and some smooth tannins. Good balance between fruit and oak, notes of aromatic herbs, black fruit and some toasted hints. Medium finish.

Our personal opinion Fresh and uncomplicated, Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida 2016 is a great wine to share with friends.
OTHER VINTAGES

Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida 2015:

Enterwine 91.

Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida 2014:

Enterwine 90.

Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida 2013:

Enterwine 90.

Estones de Mishima Set Tota La Vida 2012:

Grenache & Carignan. Peñín 89.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Montsant
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 20 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Barrel
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 7
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Garnacha Tinta 50%, Syrah 40%, Samsó 10%.
Pairings Alone, bluefish, Cold meats, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled white meats, Meat and vegitables, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Paté, Poultry, Rice with meat, Roasted white meats, semi-curred cheese, White meat with gravy
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Aperitif, Barbecue, Because you can, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues
  1. estones review by Why o why on 6/13/2018
    Value

    Although Catalan pop is a punishment for humanity's sins, Catalan wines are so good that not even a crappy singer can ruin the wine project he is involved in. Excellent red, dense and fresh.

  2. mushi review by Bowie on 9/21/2017
    Value

    A wine that does not digress. Easy to drink and right to the point. Excellent!!

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