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Vinya d'Irto Negre 2018

Vinya d'Irto Negre

2018
Terra Alta (Spain)

We often make the mistake of rejecting a wine due to its low price; we wouldn’t usually expect much ...

£8.15

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Vinya d'Irto Negre 2018

Type

Wine Red Young Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

We often make the mistake of rejecting a wine due to its low price; we wouldn’t usually expect much from it. But how many pleasant surprises have we missed? Here you have a good example of this: Vinya d'Irto Negre. Put aside any such prejudice when you have a bottle of this red wine in front of you, or else you will regret your decision terribly.

Vinya d'Irto Negre is a little treat which delights us on the nose and melts in the mouth. An impeccably turned out wine, from its label: simple, modern, unpretentious…, to its colour in the glass: it’s bright, of medium density, with very lively red glints. It’s attractive and, dare we say it, nice.

It releases gentle, elegant aromas, of very fresh fruit (red, mainly), cloaked in a delicate perfume… floral? Undergrowth? It’s a velvety perfume, and quite surprising too with its minerality. Furthermore, it demonstrates its openness right from the very start, something we’re thankful for: it’s an honest and genuine wine. A promising youngster, without a doubt.

Its entry is powerful but balanced, medium-bodied and perhaps without that complexity heralded on the nose, but don’t take that as a defect – how we’d like to find this wealth of nuances and the pleasure it gives in wines at much higher prices! Definitely, this is a well-made wine, with some subtle oaky notes very well-integrated, a most appealing sweetish touch and its minerality comes through on the palate as well; showing considerable persistence. Delicious, juicy fruitiness served in a glass.

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 15ºC and 17ºC