(2007 Vintage) This wine pushes the envelope on concentration and ripeness. It’s full of prune, raisin and licorice on the nose, but also a lot of weight. It’s quite jammy and soft by Priorat standards, as intense blackberry and molten fudge flavors take over. Chewy, warm and ready to drink.
International Wine CellarRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 109, July/August 2003 ($88; a blend of this producer's very old carinena vines with 50% young merlot and cabernet sauvignon) Saturated medium ruby. Superripe aromas of black raspberry, dark plum and musky espresso. Thick, sweet, chewy and dense; quite powerful but also suave and seamless. Considerably deeper than the Embruix. Finishes with explosive length and noteworthy verve; the huge but pliant tannins coat...
Wine AdvocateRating: 96/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 145 on Feb-03
Wine SpectatorRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/03