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Les Sorts Blanc 2018

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€11.20

Les Sorts Blanc 2018

Characteristics

  • Crianza. 6 Months in French oak barrels from Allier
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 13.5

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

Availability: In stock

€11.20
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Details

Produced by Celler Masroig, Les Sorts is a single varietal White Grenache made from old vines scattered over several plots belonging to the DO Montsant.

Fermented in 300-litre French oak barrels with periodic stirrings of the lees, this Spanish white wine was then aged on its lees in the barrels for 6 months 

An excellent value, Les Sorts Blanc 2018 is a very expressive White Grenache from Montsant.

Additional Information

Appearance

The white wine Les Sorts Blanc has a clean, bright, straw yellow color with golden tinges.

Nose

This varietal white wine from Montsant is rich and multi-layered. Notes of white flowers combined with lactic notions and aromas of honey. The oak ageing shows in mild nuances of toast and spices over a fresh balsamic background.

Palate

With a silky entrance onto the palate, this white wine from Celler Masroig shows an excellent balance between the notes of fruit, spices and flowers, nuanced by a very original hint of white chocolate. Excellent acidity and nice finish, long and persistent, with a creamy aftertaste.

Our personal opinion

We paired Les Sorts Blanc 2018 with a salmon papillote with fennel potatoes and olives. A most excellent combination!

OTHER VINTAGES

Les Sorts Blanc 2017:

Enterwine 92.  Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2019 (blind tasting) - 9,35/10.

Les Sorts Blanc 2016:

92 punts Enterwine.

Les Sorts Blanc 2015:

Enterwine 91. Peñín 90.

Les Sorts Blanc 2014:

Gold Medal Gilbert & Gaillard. Peñín 90. Guia de Vins de Catalunya 9.56/10.

Les Sorts Blanc 2012:

Peñín 88. Guia de Vins de Catalunya 9.22/10.

Les Sorts Blanc 2011:

Peñín 89.

Les Sorts Blanc 2010:

Peñín 88.

Year 2018
Type White
D.O. Montsant
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 8-10ºC
Should this wine be decanted? No
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels from Allier
Number of months aged in Barrels 6
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides No
Name of Award Grenaches du Monde 2019: Medalla de Plata.
Mono-Varietal Grenache White
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, bluefish, Cod, Foie Gras, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Pasta with fish, Poultry, Rice with fish, Risotto, Smoked foods, Soft pasta cheese, White meat with gravy
Taste Dry and full bodied, Fruity and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Aperitif, Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner
  1. fab review by Peeping Tom on 8/1/2018
    Value

    Yes, an excellent white wine this is. Pair with Comté cheese and you will gratefully remember my advice.

  2. Blanco review by BBC on 11/8/2017
    Value

    Delighted to know you, les sorts white!! You're a very nice white garnacha!! Smooth, creamy, nicely textured and tart. Nice with roasted chicken.

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