La Guía Palacio de los mejores vinos iberoamericanos acaba de publicar sus resultados y nos complace compartirlos con vosotros.
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The small 4000 bottles project of “Les 3 Amis” (friends in French), all specialists in and passionate about wine, keeps moving forward. Dominique Roujou de Boubée and Laura Montero are applying from last year a strict control on viticulture and winemaking and Franck Massard is helping them in building the brand. They form a homogeneous team.
The first 2011 vintage of the Albariño from EL Sobral, aged for 9 months in stainless steel “seduced” Neal Martin, new disciple of Robert Parker for Spain from last year who visited Galicia and just released in February his notes for the Rias Baixas region. Despite the changes in the rating system since he is in charge of the Spanish wines (lower scores, even some of the great renowned wineries have seen their ratings down, modern approach, better control), Alma received 90 points which is very correct for the whites category.
See information about the project here
We are very happy to announce that our Audacia from Les 3 Amis was reviewed in the “Great New Spanish Wines” category on the English journalist and wine specialist Jancis Robinson‘s website. See below full review and other wines included in the tasting:
You can see more information about the project on Les 3 Amis’ website www.les3amis.com
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Mas Bertran Viticultors, our partner producer in the Penedès, just got the 1st place on 100 cavas in the Feinschmecker German December magazine in the cava annual tasting.
Mas Bertran winery:
An undeniable imprint from The Penedés in quality wines and cavas with Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada and sumoll being the main protagonists. A constant watch over the process of elaboration. The coexistence of the latest technologies with traditional methods. Nature takes over. Intervene as little as possible to obtain the best results. The vineyard expresses itself with freedom: the vintage, always different, sets the pace. When fuse tradition, innovation and respect for nature, our products are born.
Ya tenemos los resultados de la Guía de Vins de Catalunya 2013, fue nuestra primera participación:
Más Amor rosado DO Catalunya 9.11 (número 1 rosados DO Catalunya)
Finca el Romero DO Montsant 8.85
El Brindis DO Montsant 8.58
Mas Sardana tinto DO Catalunya 8.96 (número 2 DO Catalunya tintos sin barrica)
Mas Sardana blanco DO Catalunya 8.95 (número 5 DO Catalunya blancos sin barrica)
Mas Sardana rosado DO Catalunya 8.54
Podéis visitar la web de la Guía aquí
Para más informaciones sobre los vinos, visite la sección vinos de nuestra web
The Guía Peñin 2013 results are out and we are proud to announce that our partners’ wineries Rudeles, Ferrer Bobet and Castell d’Encus received very good ratings.
Rudeles 23 2009 92 points
Finca la Nación 2008 87 points
Selección 2006 90 points
Ferrer Bobet Vinyes velles 2009 95 points
Ferrer Bobet Selecció Especial 2009 96 points
Ferrer Bobet Vinyes velles 2010 95 points
Ferrer Bobet Selecció Especial 2010 94 points
Thalarn 2010 96 points
Taleia 2011 94 points
A wine made by a sommelier tends to match sommelier’s palates. Humilitat was reviewed in Cru Magazine HK and got 92 points. The blend of Garnacha and Carignan coming from Porrera, El Molar and Poboleda and sourced from vines aged between 20 and 40 years old is a modern and fine example of the DOPQ Priorat, one of the 2 DO reaching the maximum quality level in Spain (together with Rioja DOPCa).
2 sommeliers tasted the wine and wrote a very encouraging tasting notes:
Vincent Shue described the wine as “Bright ruby red color, red fruits, raspberry, cigar box and bell paper with crisp acidity, red fruits like raspberry and strawberry, tobacco, toast, mineral with a medium finish.”
Micky Chan described it as “Clear and bright, medium ruby core with a broad pale rim, red fruits, cherries, red currant, liquorice, clove and spices. Dry, medium acidity and body, quite obvious alcohol, with soft tannins and smooth aftertaste, can . . . → Read More: Humilitat in Cru Magazine Hong Kong with 92 points
With 92 points, Humilitat was classified as a “great wine, safe choice”, ranking the 90-95 points category. Being 1st in its category of the accessible Priorat wines, Humilitat shown all its potential and greatness. This wine, blend of Grenache and Carignan, comes from 3 villages (Porrera, El Molar and Poboleda) and grapes are selected on steep terraces sheltered from the scorching sun yet sufficiently exposed to reach optimal maturity.
It is great news given that all the tastings are blind and give each wine the same opportunity in front of critics’ judgment. Wine was described as “showing that simplicity and originality can work together in a wine”.
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To read original . . . → Read More: Humilitat wine of the month in Sobremesa magazine
The 2012 Parker ratings have been released for the Catalonia region. The representative of the Wine Advocate is now Neal Martin (used to be Jay Miller).
- Thalarn Syrah 2010 95 points (Top 10 Catalonia region)
- Taleia Sauvignon Blanc 92 points
- Quest 2010 Cabernet Blend 92 points
- Acusp 2010 Pinot Noir 92 points
- Ekam Riesling 2011 90 points
- Más Amor 2011 Rosé 89 points (second best wine of the DO Catalonia). This is a new blend (we added Sumoll, a Catalan variety) and also a new packaging.
- Huellas 2009 DOQ Priorat 92 points (Wine Advocate 2011 + 92 points in 2012 Guía ABC)
- Ferrer Bobet Selecció Especial 2010 93-95 points
. . . → Read More: Robert Parker Wine Advocate 2012 ratings released