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Succés La Cuca de Llum 2017

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Succés La Cuca de Llum 2017

Characteristics

  • Young
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 12

Score

89
Enterwine Score 89
89
Media rating 89

Availability: In stock

€7.85
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Details

This is the new vintage of Succés La Cuca De Llum, produced in the southern Catalan region of Conca De Barberà.

The wine is a single varietal Trepat, an indigenous grape that produces comparatively low-alcoholic, highly characteristic red wines.

Made from 35-year-old vines grown following traditional, environmentally-friendly methods, the grapes of this Spanish red wine produced by the Celler Succés Vinícola winery were harvested by hand and spontaneously fermented in stainless steel tanks.

Macerated for over a period of 35 days, malolactic fermentation took place in 300 and 500-litre oak barrels.

A remarkably easy-to-drink red wine. That is Succés La Cuca De Llum 2017.

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Succés La Cuca de Llum has an intense, bright, medium-low cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim.

Nose

Clean aromas of red berries, aniseed, white and black pepper, and underbush. This varietal Trepat from Conca de Barberà also suggests some dim mineral undertones and notes of wet earth.

Palate

This lively red wine from Succés Vinícola conveys a sensation of lightness and purity. Notes of red fruit, balsam and spices, particulary pepper. Long and linear, with mild, delicious tannins, good acidity and a medium, spicy finish.

Our personal opinion

The exhilarating Succés La Cuca de Llum 2017 is made from a variety, Trepat, that may change your perception about the type of wines currently produced in Catalonia.

OTHER VINTAGES

Succés La Cuca de Llum 2016:

Enterwine 89.

Succés La Cuca De Llum 2015:

Enterwine 89.

Succés La Cuca de Llum 2014:

Peñín 89.

Succés La Cuca de Llum 2013:

Peñín 90.

Succés La Cuca de Llum 2012:

"Best Young Wine" of the Conca de Barberà DO. Peñín 88.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Conca de Barberà
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 Young
Type of ageing No
Number of months aged in Barrels No
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 89
Media rating 89
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Trepat
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cold meats, Cow´s cheese, Creams, Eggs, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Grilled white meats, Paté, Roasted chicken, Roasted red meats, Salads with lite seasonings, Vegetables
Taste Light, easy to drink, Lively and Fresh, Silky and intense
Occasion Aperitif, Appetizer, Because you can, Dinner with friends, Reunion with colleagues
  1. nice wine review by Rock on 9/27/2019
    Value

    Love Trepat. Low alcohol, fresh, juicy.

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