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2011 Olivar Monastrell Dolce 500 MlMourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut from Spain


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  • 91 Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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Please note, this product is a 500 mL bottle.



"The 2011 Dulce Monastrell was bottled at 16% alcohol with 195 grams of residual sugar. Produced with fruit from ungrafted, 50-year-old Monastrell vines that were hand-harvested in late October/early November, the wine starts fermenting with indigenous yeast and fortified to stop fermentation. It's bottled completely unoaked the June after the harvest and aged for two years in bottle before being sold. It has a complex nose of black olives, tomato vine and balsamic herbs. The palate is sweet but keeps fluid and while it could do with a little more freshness it has enough acidity. Quite pleasant. 30,000 bottles. The price given is for half a liter." Reviewed February, 2015

Product Detail

Item # 92859
Country Spain
Region Murcia
Sub-Region Jumilla

91 - Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2011
Color Red
ABV 16.0%
Varietal(s) Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut
Size 500 mL
Closure Cork
Features Dessert
Taste blackberry, violet, oak, smoke, toast and vanilla
Nose thyme, clove, cinnamon, black pepper and mint