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El Escocés Volante El Cismático 2019

El Escocés Volante El Cismático

2019
95
PARKER
96
DECANTER

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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.5%
Production3,100 bottles

What does this wine taste like?

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Ruby red / Intense
Bouquet
Profound / Complex / Smoky notes / Clove / Pepper / Red fruit / Peach / Ripe cherry / Aromatic herbs
Mouth
Fine / Elegant / Refreshing acidity / Fresh tannins / Long

Ratings and awards

201995 PK96 DC
201895 PK18 JR93 PN
201694+ PK17.5 JR94 PN
PK: ParkerJR: Jancis robinsonPN: PeñínDC: Decanter

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker and Jancis Robinson

The 2018 El Cismático was produced with old-vine Garnacha from the villages of Villarroya de la Sierra and Cervera de la Cañada, four small vineyards. It fermented in open-top vats with 20% full clusters and was punched down by hand. They wine matured in second use 500-liter French oak barrels and some concrete for 13 months. As a lot of the reds are completely unoaked, this felt quite oaky and creamy, one that needs a little more time in bottle to absorb the impact from the wood. The wine is floral, expressive, showy and exuberant, peachy and juicy, with very fine tannins, with good acidity and balanced alcohol, harmonious, reflecting a slow and good ripening of the grapes. Most of these reds are showy and exuberant, not shy wines at all, generous and hedonistic. 4,100 bottles and 150 magnums produced.

— Luis Gutiérrez (30/04/2020)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2018 - 95 PARKER

This is a lively nose! The aromas evolve from elegant ripe red fruits to very subtle and distinguishing mountain herbs. On the palate, is a wonderful combination of concentration and energy, complexity and smoothness. A deep wine with a silky texture. Beautiful wine! Juicy and deep Garnacha at its best!

— Ferran Centelles (30/09/2020)JancisRobinson.com Vintage 2018 - 18 JANCIS ROBINSON

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Winemaking

Vinification materialCement

Vineyards

El Mimbreral , Piedra Blanca, Cerro Merino

Vine ageBetween 75 and 85 years
SoilRed clay / Limestone
ClimateContinental
Surface area3.00 hectares

The winery

El Escocés Volante

El Escocés Volante is the personal project of the Scottish oenologist and Master of Wine, Norrel Robertson. Norrel and his family came to Spain in 2003 and by 2004 he was already producing his first wine in the DO Calatayud appellation. Over 25 years of experience in the winemaking business were reflected in his very first bottle and ever since then the popularity of his wines has risen even further. It was back in 1990 when Norrel, with his passion for wine, started to work...

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