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Thalarn 2016

Thalarn

2016

Thalarn is the first red wine that Raül Bobet has made in his Pyrenees winery, located in the town o...

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£30.74

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Thalarn 2016

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

13.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

Thalarn is the first red wine that Raül Bobet has made in his Pyrenees winery, located in the town of Talarn. It is a single varietal Syrah, a variety which is found in warm areas (Australia) as well as cool ones (Rhône), and in this case originates from vineyards planted at an altitude of 900 metres (3 ha), where the climate is characterised by starkly contrasting day and night temperatures, and an excellent amount of exposure to the sun. A silky wine with good acidity on the palate, it exhibits aromas of violets and fresh fruit, along with spicy touches and hints of undergrowth.

NOTE: After time spent in bottle, precipitation may occur, due to the fact that the wine has not been clarified or filtered. Decanting is therefore recommended.

Fermented in steel tanks, wooden vats and stone tubs.

Vineyard

  • Soil:Limestone / Sandy loam
  • Climate:Mountain

Production

  • Vinification material:Wood / Cement
  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Barrel age:New
  • Type of wood:French oak
  • Clarification and filtration:Bottled unfined and unfiltered

Tasting notes

  • ViewViolet rim / Crimson red
  • Bouquet:Cherries / Complex / Higly aromatic / Floral notes / Spices / Clove / Undergrowth
  • Mouth:Silky / Long / Smooth tannins

Recommendations

  • Decanting:Decanting is recommended

Customer reviews

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by: Jul (07/01/2019) - Vintage 2015

Atypique

Un vin atypique mais exceptionnel. Une grande fraîcheur et une superbe matière. A aérer longuement et à boire un peu frais.

by: Nathan (01/06/2017) - Vintage 2014

Worth buying

Amazing wine. A little expensive when you add travel to the UK, but definitely worth it for special occasions. A favourite of mine!

by: Calle79 (16/03/2017) - Vintage 2014

In a few years

Good but young Syrah with a very promising future. Lovely mix of peper meeting cherries giving a rich flavour but lacking depth that should come with age.

by: Colvin (03/03/2017) - Vintage 2014

I love good Syrah

Sexy, polished, young Syrah with a bright future a la Northern Rhone. The peper notes are beautifully intertwined with morello cherries. The finish is fresh and long, love it.

by: Cliente Vinissimus (16/11/2017) - Vintage 2014

Simplón

No entiendo la alta puntuación parker de este vino. Flojo, con poco cuerpo, con ácidos demasiado marcados. Me ha decepcionado. Hay muchos mejores vinos por el mismo precio e incluso inferiores.

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