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Portal Criança 2014

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Portal Criança 2014

Characteristics

  • Vintage. 12 Months in French and American oak barrels
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14

Score

92
Enterwine Score 92
92
Media rating 92

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€8.60
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Details

Formerly known as Portal Tinto, Portal Criança is a Spanish red wine produced by Celler Piñol.

It is a blend of GrenacheSamsó (Carignan), Merlot and Syrah coming from organically grown vines 15 to 25 years of age, planted on clayey-limestone soils at an altitued of 450 metres.

After the harvest, the grapes were separately vinified in wooden vats.

Once fermentation was completed, Portal Criança 2014 from Terra Alta was aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels.

Decant this red wine from Terra Alta of 30 minutes before drinking it.

Drink through 2022.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Portal Criança has a medium-high cherry-coloured robe with a garnet rim.

 

Nose

Clean, straightforward aromas of wild berries, menthol and underbrush, combined with some creamy toasted notions, hints of vanilla and notes of Jamaican pepper and clove. This wine by Celler Piñol is intensely expressive.

 

Palate

Round and pleasant, with a smooth texture and a meaty body. Vanilla, toast, red and black fruit, dim mineral notions and some remembrances of exotic spices.This red wine from Terra Alta has a good acidity, ripe tannins and long, smokey and balsamic finish.

 

Our personal opinion

Both drinkable and intense, Portal Criança 2014 is a great wine to share with friends.

OTHER VINTAGES

Portal Criança 2013:

Enterwine 91.

The 2012 vintage bore the name Portal Tinto 2012

Year 2014
Type Red
D.O. Terra Alta
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 20 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Vintage
Type of ageing Months in French and American 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 Garnacha Tinta, Samsó, Syrah, Merlot
Pairings Bull meat, Chocolate, Cold meats, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Grilled white meats, Hamburgers , Mushrooms, Roasted chicken, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Specialty plates, Stews, Vegetables, Vegitables sauces, White meat with gravy
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Appetizer, Barbecue, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues
  1. CRIANZA PORTAL review by GOTHIC on 11/6/2018
    Value

    A substantial wine, perfect with red meat. God fruit and not too much oak.

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