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2012 Vall Llach Spanish Red "Idus"

Winery: Vall Llach

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Idus"

Wine Category: Spanish Red

Grape blend: 76% Carinena, 12% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon & 3% Garnacha

Region: Priorat

State or country: Spain

Price: $50

Cases produced: 119

KWG Score: 92.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: April 17, 2017

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored wine from Priorat is very good. It opens with a fragrant golden raisin and fig bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, concentrated and rich. The flavor profile is stewed plum with notes of golden raisin and black cherry. I also detected hints of strawberry and fig. The finish is dry and its flavors and mild tannins drift away nicely. This wine would pair nicely with a Kobe beef burger. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: A rich and smooth Priorat that surprises with its soft tannins, enticing aromas and slightly sweet finish, the Idus de Vall Llach is an homage to the old grape-growing families that have been farming Priorat's rocky hillsides for generations. A consumer-friendly wine that will pair well with a wide variety of dishes, only 238 6-bottle cases were produced. Meant to drink now or age for up to 30 years, this wine should be opened a half hour before consuming and served between 55-60ºF.

Organic status: not organic

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