DO Penedes | Miguel Torres
Wine Review for Mas La Plana ...
- Spain | Catalunya (Catalonia)
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- 18 Months French Oak Barrels
- Gravel - Sand - Clay
Alc - Btl - Rs
- 14.5% - 75cl - 1.2g/L
Description for the Mas La Plana ...
The Mas La Plana Estate is in Alt Penedes, Catalunya, with the vines 1st planted between 1964 and 1979 on south-east facing slopes, some 225m above sea-level. The first vintages produced were in 1970, with the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes harvested by hand, usually in late October. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel, prior to oak aging for 18 months in a portion of new and old French oak barrels.
Tasting Note from Fairley's Wines | 2011 ...
The Cabernet Sauvignon appears deep ruby red, almost black in colour with smoky aromas of tobacco filled dried red and black fruit, dark chocolate and hints of vanilla on the nose. The palate opens full and round with leather filled dark cherry and blackberry fruit, earthy with smoked oak and even more dark chocolate, intense and complex the red finishes long and rich with liquorice and even more vanilla coated plum. Please allow to-breathe 1-2 hours and will get even better with age, 10-15 years. Best served with a perfectly cooked steak or cheeses and even chocolate. EXCELLENT…