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Tros Negre 2013

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€37.50

Tros Negre 2013

Characteristics

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

Score

94
Enterwine Score 94
94
Media rating 94

Availability: In stock

€37.50
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Details

This high-end Spanish red wine is made from grapes coming from a single, exceptional plot of only 1.5 hectares located in a privileged environment at the heart of Montsant. The result is true terroir-orientated wine.

A single varietal Grenache made from centenary vineyards and produced by Alfredo Arribas, harvest was carried out manually and the grapes were meticulously selected both on site and in the cellar.

Once there, they were cold-soaked and fermented in stainless steel tanks. Then Tros Negre was aged for 12 to 14 months in French oak barrels.

Full of finesse and nuance, this red wine from Montsant will improve in the bottle for the next 7-9 years.

Be sure to decant Tros Negre 2013 a minimum of 1 hour before drinking.

 

Additional Information

Appearance

The red wine Tros Negre has a medium cherry-coloured robe with a garnet rim.

 

Nose

Rich and delicate, showing a kaleidoscopic character. This single estate old-vines Grenache by Afredo Arribas begins by evoking notes of blueberries, red fruit, orange rind, liquorice, cinnamon and toffee, underpinned by a deep mineral layer, which give way to aromas of violets, lavender, dry earth and Mediterranean garrigue.

 

Palate

Subtle, nuanced, luminous. The texture of this Crianza red wine from Montsant is something to marvel at, as well as its orderly complexity. Hints of toast, Eastern spices and balsam, lively notes of redcurrants, raspberries and strawberries, some floral and mineral nuances and a dash of citrus and even apricots. Smooth-bodied, with a tense acidity and a long, complex finish with subdued mineral and earthy notions.

 

Our personal opinion

Not an ordinary Grenache, Tros Negre 2013 is an ode to finesse.

OTHER VINTAGES

Tros Negre 2012:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 94.

Tros Negre 2011;

Parker 93.

Tros Negre 2009;

Peñín 95.

Year 2013
Type Red
D.O. Montsant
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour 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 94
Media rating 94
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Grenache Red
Percentage of variety No
Pairings bluefish, Bull meat, Civet, Duck, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Dry and aromatic, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Because you can, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. top!! review by Paul Roerich on 7/19/2018
    Value

    The quality of this Grenache is only matched by those produced in Gredos. This seems to have more flesh, but it ends in an aerial, weightless note. Top!!

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