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Llebre 2016

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€7.15

Llebre 2016

Characteristics

  • Oak. 4 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 13.5

Score

90
Enterwine Score 90
90
Media rating 90

Availability: In stock

€7.15
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Details

Crafted by the Tomàs Cusiné winery, Llebre is a Spanish red wine from the Costers del Segre DO, an area located in the southwestern part of Catalonia.

The wine is made from a blend of Ull de llebre (Tempranillo), Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Samsó (Carignan) and Syrah coming from vines located at 600 metres of altitude.

After a careful vinification process, during which the grapes were macerated before fermentation, Llebre 2016 was aged for a short period of 4 months in French oak barrels.

An all-rounder red wine from Costers del Segre. 

Drink until 2021.

Additional Information

Appearance

The wine Llebre has a bright, medium cherry-coloured robe with a garnet rim.

Nose

This red wine from Costers del Segre is quite rich. Intense aromas of red fruit, along with some aromas of vanilla, spices and balsam. Intensely balsamic background.

Palate

Fresh, somewhat creamy, elegant and fruit-loaded. This red wine by Tomàs Cusiné is full of red berries, toast and spices over a deep liquorice background. Well-balanced acidity, mild tannins and medium, fruity finish.

Our personal opinion

Rounded by just the right amount of oak, Llebre 2016 is a versatile red wine that pairs well with all sorts of food, from appetizers to hearty dishes.

OTHER VINTAGES

Llebre 2015:

Enterwine 90.

Llebre 2014:

Parker 87. Peñín 89. Enterwine 90.

Llebre 2013:

Aged  for 3 months in barrels. Parker 90. Peñín 89.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Costers del Segre
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
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 Oak
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 4
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 90
Media rating 90
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Ull de Llebre, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, Samsó, Syrah
Pairings Cold meats, Cow´s cheese, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Mushrooms, Rice with meat, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Soups, Stews, Vegetables
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Light, easy to drink, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Appetizer, Barbecue, Because you can, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
  1. segre review by Nuclear physicist on 7/20/2018
    Value

    Unpretentious, unexpensive and quite good.

  2. good wine review by Llebre on 11/8/2017
    Value

    Sweet and round, with the sunshine of the south and a breath of fresh air.

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