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Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2017

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Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2017

Characteristics

  • Barrel. 6 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 12

Score

90
Enterwine Score 90
90
Media rating 90

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€14.10
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Details

Crafted by the Celler Molí dels Capellans winery, this Spanish red wine is solely made from the indigenous grape Trepat.

Produced in the wonderful monastic region of Conca de Barberà, in southern Catalonia, Molí dels Capellans Trepat comes from low-yielding vineyards located at altitudes between 450 and 550 metres above sea level, located in the towns of Pira and Solivella.

The grapes were harvested during hours of low light to prevent pre-fermentation. They underwent a double selection process, one at the vineyards and another at the winery before being destemmed.

Once in the cellar, the grapes were gently pressed and cold-macerated. The fermentation process was then carried out at a low temperature. Afterwards, this red wine from Conca de Barberà was aged for 6 months in French oak barrels. This wine was then bottled and aged for an additional 6 months before it left the winery.

Drink Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2017 over the next 5-6 years.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Molí dels Capellans has a bright, clean cherry red-coloured body with some steely glints.

Nose

Very characteristic, with the unmistakable personality of the Trepat variety, indigenous to Conca de Barberà. Aromas of red fruit jams, a distinctive hint of white pepper, and remembrances of flowers, vegetables, dry earth and an elegant minerality.

Palate

With a pleasant passage through the palate, this red wine by Molí dels Capellans has a superb texture, weightless and substantial, with expressive notes of red fruit, sweet spices, blue flowers and some and earthy notes. Light and linear, with a distinctive personality. The finish is well-balanced with fresh acidity and well-integrated oak.

Our personal opinion

An elegant, luminous wine, a sort of Mediterranean Pinot Noir with a spicy twist, Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2017 pairs very well with fish dishes and white meats.

OTHER VINTAGES

Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2016:

Enterwine 89.

Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2015:

Enterwine 90.

Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2014:

Guia de Vins de Catalunya - 9,86/10 points (blind tasting). Chosen by the Guide as "Best Red Wine" and "Best Wine of Catalonia"

Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2013:

Parker 91. Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2016 - 9,71/10 points (blind tasting).

Molí dels Capellans Trepat 2012:

Parker 91. Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2016 - 9,62/10 points.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Conca de Barberà
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
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 Barrel
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 6
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 90
Media rating 90
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Trepat
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cold meats, Cow´s cheese, Grilled red meats, Grilled whitefish, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted white meats, Stews, Vegetables, White meat with gravy
Taste Light, easy to drink, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Appetizer, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues
  1. moli trepat review by Tony Visconti on 7/25/2018
    Value

    Astonishingly good, fresh and super juicy. I did not know that Trepat could be this good.

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