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Mas Oller Pur 2018

Mas Oller Pur

2018
Empordà (Spain)

Mas Oller Pur is a red wine created from a blend of top-quality low-yield Syrah, Grenache and Cabern...

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£ 9.76

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Mas Oller Pur 2018

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Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

Mas Oller Pur is a red wine created from a blend of top-quality low-yield Syrah, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon grown by the winery in Empordà. A cold pre-fermentation maceration is carried out to ensure they obtain the best aromas and the intensity of the grape skins, before the wine undergoes a long fermentation at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks. The result is a deeply-coloured wine with perfectly balanced tannins.

The tanks are then gravity-drained to remove deposits and the wine left to age for three months in French oak. It is then bottled and laid down for a further year before going on sale. This careful process produces a well-balanced and precise wine; a pure wine (hence its name, Pur), just as Carlos Esteva the great winemaker behind Mas Oller and the prestigous Penedes wineryCan Ràfols dels Caus aims for.

An intense, Picota cherry-coloured wine with mature aromas of black fruit and spices over a balsamic background, it is juicy and flavoursome in the mouth with hints of smoke and wild scrubland. It fills the mouth without losing elegance or freshness as hints of wood from its ageing are barely noticeable. It delights with rounded tannins and a fine structure alongside the spicy density of Syrah and the tenderness of Grenache whereas Cabernet Sauvignon adds its aristocratic essence to the blend. A perfect balance between alcohol strength and acidity makes it perfect for pairing with a wide variety of food, such as meat dishes, cold meats, pulses and cheese.

Cooked sausages / Meats cooked on hot stone / Vegetable casseroles / Roasted duck / Parmesan or grana padano type cheese

  • Climate:Mediterranean
  • Ageing period:3 months
  • Type of wood:French oak
  • ViewPicota cherry red / Garnet rim
  • Bouquet:Red fruit / Spicy notes / Mineral notes / Ripe fruit / Fruit aromas
  • Mouth:Flavoursome / Fleshy / Fruit-forward
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 14ºC and 16ºC
  • Drinking and storing:Drink now or keep until 2022

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by: Peter barber (10/08/2018) - Vintage 2015

typical of this wonderful area

I think this area is so underrated - the MAS OLLER PUR is a class cuvee for a very reasonable price.

by: Inge (21/12/2017) - Vintage 2013

Toller Wein

Ein toller Wein, der zu allen Gerichten passt, aber auch als Solist sehr fein ist. Man schmeckt die Beeren heraus.