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Castell d'Encus Quest Blend 2010



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$160.00
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92 Pts. Robert Parker

91 Pts. Guía Peñin

93 Pts. Guía Repsol

Grape Variety: 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 2%Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot
Tasting Notes:  Cherry red colour with complex and intense floral notes on the nose. Blackberry, thyme, and hints of vanilla on the mouth. Fresh and spicy (clove and pepper) finish. This wine was neither filtered nor stabilized.  Therefore, it should be decanted.

Vineyard: Castell d' Encus
Age of the Vineyard: 8 years old
Time of Harvest: September
Altitude: 900-950 meters above sea level

Harvest Method: Hand-picked
Winemaking: The wine was fully fermented in the stone gravity XII century vats used by the Hospitaliers monks. Malolactic fermentation occurs in French barrel for 18 months. 
Winemaker: Raül Bobet

Alcohol: 14%
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars: None
Standard Drinks: 8.3
Peak drinking: April 2013
Best Served: 16ºC