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2010 Clos Mogador Priorat

SpainRedHighly RecommendInternationalPrivate Cellar

$ 300.00 AUD

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Clos Mogador needs no introduction. Rene Barbier was a pupil of Jean-Claude Berrouet and is one of the 'founding fathers' in Priorat as part of the 'Gratallops group.' I met him for the first time at his home, located at the bottom of a never-ending winding dirt track and surrounded by vines. He was accompanied by his wife and energetic son, also named Rene and married to Sara Perez (see Mas Martinet.) Their 20-hectare dry farmed, vineyard is located on schistous slate and quartz soil (llicorella) and planted with 40% Garnacha (80-year-old vines) , 20% Carinena, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Syrah. The wine is raised in Nevers and Allier oak with minimal intervention.

Region - Spain

Type - Red

Year - 2010

Winery - Best of Spain

Grape - Priorat

Volume - Standard - 750ml

About the wine

Tasting notes

Gorgeous, amplified aromas of wild berry, plum and fine herbs are crystal clear and magnetic. This beautiful Priorat is layered, smooth as glass and exemplary in every way. Flavors of mixed black fruits, cocoa, toast and schisty mineral finish in a swirl of chocolate, blackened toast, licorice and peppercorn.

Wine descriptors

Big and Rich, Captivating and Complex, For the Cellar, Something Special

Fruit aromas & flavour

Cherries, Dark Berries, Plum

Other aromas & flavour

Chocolate, Earth, Florals, Herbals, Spices, Toastiness

Body type

full

Acidity

medium

Food pairings

Pork

Cheese

Pizza

Fish

Red Meat

Pasta

BBQ

Vegetables

Poultry

Shellfish

Oysters

Spicy Foods

Cured Meats

Desserts

The Grape

Priorat

An impressive blended red wine from Spain that is made primarily from Grenache and Carignan, but can also have some Merlot and Cabernet in there too! These special wines are full bodied, highly structured and age-worthy expressions that are packed with black cherry, plum, licorice, cocoa and gravelly minerality. Delicious!!

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