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2014 Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles

Mas Doix

96Average Score
Catalunya / Spain
Red
I had two vintages of the old-vine cuvee to taste side by side, starting with the 2014 Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles. Made of 55% Carinena and 45% Garnacha from old vines on slopes on slate llicorella soils, the fermentation and aging are the same as for the centenary Carignan: fermentation in stainless steel with neutral yeasts and an elevage of 16 months in new French barriques. It has moderate alcohol and high acidity. It has already started developing some tertiary notes and shows some graphite and wet slate notes. The palate shows great balance, with concentration and freshness—what you're aiming for in a wine like this where pure power might be too much. 5,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in April 2016. Apr 2018, www.robertparker.com
Score: 95 / 100
Luis Gutiérrez, Wine Advocate
6x75cl-9 Immediate | 0 Marketplace£385.00
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