2015 Penya Cotes Catalanes RougeBlend from France
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"Tasting Notes: This medium-bodied blend is packed with flavor, offering aromas of plums & cherries with smoky notes. The palate yields red and black fruits, spices, a ...
- 90 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
90 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Penya’s 2015 Côtes Catalanes (52% Grenache, 36% Carignan and 12% Syrah) comes from tiny yields and was raised all in tank. It has a rich, sweet mid-palate, medium to full-bodied richness, no hard edges and terrific notes of blackberries, peppery/spicy herbs and leather. Drink this Old World fruit bomb over the coming couple of years.
This medium-bodied blend is packed with flavor, offering
aromas of plums & cherries with smoky notes. The palate
yields red and black fruits, spices, a hint of bacon, and
"Serve With: Enjoy with a variety of everyday foods including pizza, pasta and burgers, as well as Mediterranean classics like ratatouille, cassoulet and stuffed tomatoes. It is also excellent with fish!" - Importer
|Sub-Region||Cotes du Catalanes|
90 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Grenache / Garnacha, Syrah / Shiraz, Carignan / Carinena, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut|
|Taste||black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, currant, blueberry, strawberry, cherry, raspberry, licorice, anise, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast and vanilla|
|Nose||vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, spice box, cedar, violet, rose petal, oak, mushroom, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper and mint|