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Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva 2017

Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva

2017

Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva is a complex wine expressing the features of the different micro-climates,...

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£14.75

/ 0.75 L btl

Wine Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva 2017

Producer

Alcohol content i

14.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva is a complex wine expressing the features of the different micro-climates, soils and grape varieties found in Empordà, a small wine appellation in north-east Catalonia, which stretches as far as the border with France. The Castillo de Perelada winery owns five estates here with a variety of soil types which ensure this Reserva is rich in nuances. Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes thrive in the sand and silt soils of Pont de Molins; the gravel soils of La Garriga are home to their Grenache, Carignan and Syrah grapes; more Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache is sourced from the slate landscapes in the Finca Espolla estate; red clay in Finca Malaveïna produces wonderful Grenache, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot; and last, but not least, more Merlot and Grenache is collected from the spectacular Finca Garbet plot.

After a long maceration process, Perelada 5 Fincas Reserva ages in French and American oak for 18 months. Finally, after a time in the bottle to refine the wine, it reaches wine-lovers with an intense cherry red colour and splendid aromas of red fruit and spices, backed up by soothing herbal notes over a toasted background. Fresh, structured and balanced in the mouth, it also has a well-integrated and measured tannicity. A wine displaying an amazing personality and a wonderfully long after-taste.

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 17ºC and 18ºC

Customer reviews

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by: George (14/09/2017) - Vintage 2014

One of my favourite Emporda wines.

I have been drinking Peralada 5 Fincas for many vintages and none of them have ever disappointed. Full bodied with lots of fruit and long on the pallet. Very good value from a very good producer. Will buy again.

by: Adrian Coyle (22/04/2018) - Vintage 2014

Sumptous wine that lingers long afterwards

This is a fantastic wine to accompany food or to drink on it's own. Beautifully complex and leaves a lingering taste, fantastic value

by: Tom (18/12/2016) - Vintage 2013

One of my favourite wines

Perfect choice to begin your wine adventure with. Full bodied, nice and easy to drink, almost everyone likes it. Very safe as a gift

by: Gerry O'Byrne (11/01/2018) - Vintage 2014

Exceptional value

This has to be the best value wine for a year or more. Unique in roundness on the palate, medium bodied and exceptional taste.

by: Colin (26/08/2020) - Vintage 2016

Perelada 5 Fincas

This is an excellent blend with complex flavours and is great value for money.

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