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Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2016

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Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2016


  • Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14.5


Enterwine Score 92
Media rating 92

Availability: In stock



This is the new vintage of Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada, produced by the Pago de Cirsus winery.

Produced in Pago Finca Bolandín, a recently approved designation of origin within the region of Navarra,  this Spanish red wine is crafted by a team directed by Jean Marc Sauboua, one of France's most prestigious winemakers and former technical director of the legendary Château Haut-Brion in Bordeaux.

Made from a blend of Tempranillo, Merlot and Syrah coming from low-yielding vines, the grapes were harvested by hand, carefully selected and gently destemmed.

Then they were cold-soaked in stainless steel tanks, and after that 70% of them remained in the tanks and the rest were transferred into French oak vats to complete alcoholic fermentation.

After that, Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2016 was aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels.

Finally, this Crianza red wine was clarified with egg whites prior to its bottling.

Decant 30 minutes before drinking. Drink now until 2026.

Additional Information


The red wine Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada has an intense, bright cherry colour with some reddish glints and a violet rim.


Juicy and fruit-driven, this red wine from Navarra offers some lively aromas of ripe red and black fruit, along with some herbal notes and remembrances of moka, cocoa, leather, pepper and toast. On the background, notes of balsam and dim mineral notions.


Fresh, gulpable and smoother that one might think. This red wine Pago de Cirsus has a very good balance between the fruit and the ageing notes, with an excellent acidity and well-integrated tannins. Long finish with some balsamic and mineral remembrances.

Our personal opinion

A spectacular value, Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2016 from Finca Bolandín has some very good years ahead of it.


Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2015:

Enterwine 91.

Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2014:

Enterwine 90.

Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2012;

First vintage with the "Pago Finca Balandín" designation.

Enterwine 91. Silver Medal-Mundus Vini 2015.

Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2011 (Navarra DO):

Parker 90.

Pago de Cirsus Vendimia Seleccionada 2010:

International Wine Challenge UK 2013 - Bronze Medal. Berliner Wein Trophy 2013 - Silver Medal.

Year 2016
Type Red
D.O. Pago Finca Balandín
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 14-15ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
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
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Tempranillo, Syrah, Merlot.
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cold meats, Cured cheeses, Roasted chicken, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, Vegitables sauces, White meat with gravy
Taste Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
  1. cirsus review by Pet lover on 12/20/2018

    An excellent wine that consistently improves with every vintage.

  2. pago review by Van Damme on 11/9/2017

    Nice wine. Smooth, well-rounded, mature. Excellent price!!

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