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Matsu El Pícaro 2017

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€6.80
Agricultura biodinámica

Matsu El Pícaro 2017

Characteristics

  • Young. 3 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

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€6.80
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Details

This is the new vintage of Matsu El Pícaro, a young Spanish red wine that has gained considerable market recognition over the last years.

This wine is crafted solely from organically farmed Tinta de Toro grapes.

All of them come from almost centenary, low-yielding vineyards planted in soils with very low levels of organic matter. 

Produced by the Matsu winery, the grapes were harvested by hand, destemmed and fermented in concrete vats.

Then this red wine from Toro was transferred into French oak barrels, where it completed malolactic fermentation and was aged for 3 months.

This young red wine was neither filtered nor clarified prior to its bottling.

Drink Matsu El Pícaro 2017 from Toro until 2022.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Matsu El Pícaro has an intense, high cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim.

Nose

This Tinta de Toro is full of life. Fresh notions of blueberries, blackberries and strawberries, nuanced by some spicy notions, and some mineral and balsamic remembrances.

Palate

This red wine by the Matsu winery is juicy and moreish, with loads of red fruit, some creamy and toasted nuances, crunchy tannins and a good acidity. Pleasant finish with some mineral remembrances.

Our personal opinion

Vibrant and cheerful, Matsu El Pícaro 2017 is a nice young red by Grupo Vintae.

OTHER VINTAGES

Matsu El Pícaro 2016:

Enterwine 90.

Matsu El Pícaro 2015:

Enterwine 90. Peñín 90. Parker 89. Decanter 93.

Matsu El Pícaro 2014:

Parker 87.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Toro
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? No
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? Yes
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Young
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 3
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides Decanter World Wine Awards 2018 - Silver Medal
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Tinta de Toro
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Alone, Cold meats, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Grilled white meats, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Paté, Rice with meat, semi-curred cheese, Vegetables, Vegetables
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Light, easy to drink, Lively and Fresh
Occasion Appetizer, Barbecue, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues
  1. FUll review by Fred on 9/16/2017
    Value

    A wine which is full of life. Great price and quality!!

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