Original
10 Ratings
Rene Barbier Clos Mogador Priorat

Wine Details

Region

Spain

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) The wine shows an opaque black, purple color and an intense complex bouquet of ripe fruit, wild herbs, toasted bread, spices and smoke. The palate is massive and well balanced with a fat richness, a dense structure of velvety tannins and a powerful, lively acidity. Flavors of crystallized fruit, pepper, chocolate, coffee and a whole panapoly of spices and herbs. On the long finish there are the unique mineral tones that make Priorat so special.

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 116, September/October 2004 ($70) Saturated ruby. Primary crushed raspberry and currant fruit aromas complicated by minerals, milk chocolate, mushroom and tobacco. Then highly concentrated and a bit muscular in the mid-palate, with a slightly porty dried fruit quality. Offers compelling sweetness in the mouth, but finishes with substantial, somewhat drying tannins. This wine was outclassed by the more vibran...
  • Robert Parker
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 152
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/03