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Les Cousins L'Inconscient 2018

Les Cousins L'Inconscient

2018
Priorat (Spain)

Discovering the exceptional nature of Priorat's terroir without having to pay a high price for each ...

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£ 9.42

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Les Cousins L'Inconscient 2018

Type

Red Crianza

Wine region

Priorat (Spain)

Grapes

Cariñena, Grenache, Cabernet sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah

Producer

Les Cousins Marc & Adrià

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

Discovering the exceptional nature of Priorat's terroir without having to pay a high price for each bottle is becoming easier by the day thanks to initiatives like the one (luckily, not the only one) offered us by Marc and Adriá Pérez. Especially with their wine L'Inconscient, a wine which, straightforwardly and without renouncing either complexity or refinement, enables us to enjoy that “other”, more accessible and above all affordable, Priorat.

The Pérez family are an undeniable benchmark in this highly regarded denomination (Mas Martinet, Cims de Porrera), and Marc and Adriá vinify the wines of this most individual project in the emblematic winery of Cims de Porrera; making quite a personal statement, complete with a striking label, both original and artistic, which will no doubt succeed in attracting younger consumers.

L'Inconscient is a fresh, lively wine, but serious, complex and profound as well. The Cariñena grape, which makes up 30% of the wine's coupage, appears rather shy in the glass; the first impression is of a compact nose, somewhat closed, but in due course it does reveal its merits (we recommend opening the bottle at least half an hour before drinking). Once opened up, it begins to release aromas of great elegance, from fruits gathered in the forest (wild fruits, spicy notes) to velvety aromas (rose fragrance). It seems as though the wine is suddenly waking up after a long sleep.

There is a similar reaction on the palate. It starts off tasting a little dry, but in time, it also exhibits both a slight sweetness and strawberry flavours. The fruit is good quality, handled well (short macerations), and the wine is very easy to drink, clean, honest, with a creamy feel but light touch, with mineral and earthy notes, a smooth structure and well-integrated, refreshing acidity.

One to thoroughly enjoy.

Rice dishes / Rabbit / Mediterranean cuisine / Salads with meat / As an aperitif / Warm salads

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 15º C and 17º C

Customer reviews

4.3/5
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by: Massimo (29/11/2019) - Vintage 2018

buon prodotto

curato e ben equilibrato, con note profonde di inverno ma vellutato sapore. Ottimo con l'abbinamento su carni e selvaggina, ma anche con salumi

by: FVP (25/10/2019) - Vintage 2018

Vino ideal para acompañar muchos platos, con cuerpo medio.

Vino ideal para acompañar muchos platos, con cuerpo medio. Gusta a los que no les gustas los Priorats intensos y seduce a los que estan acostumbrados a los "potentes".

by: Marcel (07/08/2019) - Vintage 2018

Un molt bon vi a bon preu!

Senzill però amb matisos, lliga amb tot, a nosaltres ens agrada amb formatges i embotits, relació qualitat/preu bona. Un Priorat molt correcte!

by: Gus (28/03/2019) - Vintage 2017

Very Good Value

This is my second order of this particular wine. I am a big fan of the wine from Priorat and this is a very good wine to start with.....a great value, easy drinking red. Suspect I will be ordering some more very shortly.

by: Mary (21/03/2019) - Vintage 2017

Very smooth!

This is a nice wine for less than 10€! Amazing. It is smooth and easy to drink and pairs well with many things.

Les Cousins Marc & Adrià

Les Cousins Marc & Adrià

A project started up by two cousins with twin career paths, who, after having worked in their family wineries, decided to bring a dream to fruition, to make wines in an individual style very much their own and according to their personal understanding of life.

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