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2007 Mas Doix Priorat Costers de Vinyes Velles

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

7/3/2015 - Eric Guido Likes this wine: 94 points

The 2007 takes the intensity of Priorat and balances it perfectly with a nose of ripe blackberry, raisin, dark floral tones, tobacco and herbal lift. On the palate, I found silky textures on a mid-weight frame with notes of wild berry, dark chocolate, herbs and hints of tannin tugging at the palate. This was balanced throughout and finished on focused fruit intensity. The 2007 should enjoy a long drinking window and improve for over a decade in the cellar. I hope to taste it again some day.

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2009 Mas Doix Priorat Costers de Vinyes Velles

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7/3/2015 - Eric Guido Likes this wine: 92 points

The nose was rich and intense with blueberry and raspberry fruits, floral tones, spice and crushed stone. On the palate, I found velvety textures with an energetic wave of acidity keeping things fresh and lifted as sappy dark fruits, cocoa and minerals coated the sense. The finish showed a hint of its warm vintage heat, with rich fruits and a hint of herbs. This may not be the most balanced Mas Doix, yet it is undeniably enjoyable.

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2006 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

7/3/2015 - Eric Guido Likes this wine: 93 points

The 2006 is a testament to the longevity of Salenques, as a bouquet of dried fruits, florals, dusty soil and minerals greeted me. It’s just starting to show beautiful tertiary character. Then on the palate, a juicy wave of silky wild berry, spice and minerals splashed against the senses. It finished delicate and refined, in a beautiful place now, yet far from the end of it’s drinking window.

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2012 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

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7/3/2015 - Eric Guido Likes this wine: 92 points

The nose was rich with intense dark fruits, herbs and minerals. On the palate, this was surprisingly fresh and lifted, showing wild berry and spice with beautiful balance and poise. It finished long on dark fruit, bitter chocolate and palate cleansing acidity. The 2012 Salenques is a pretty and understate wine that is drinking well now, yet has the potential to develop much further in the cellar.

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2013 Mas Doix Priorat Les Crestes

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7/3/2015 - Eric Guido Likes this wine: 88 points

The nose was pretty and lifted with crushed wild berry, spice and chalky minerals. On the palate, it was ripe yet refreshing with silky textures and mouth filling notes of cherry and blackberry. It finished fresh with not a tiring note to its frame. Not overthought, but frankly, I feel like I could drink this all day it’s so easy to like.

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2005 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

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6/29/2015 - ctjared Likes this wine: NR

drinking very well. Grenache well integrated and not pruney at all. dark fruit dusty tannins.

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2011 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

6/23/2015 - huse wrote: 93 points

The ‘2011 Salanques’ is an extremely elegant and well-structured Priorat wine grown on the pronounced slopes (slate soils / llicorella) surrounding the village of Poboleda (province of Tarragona / Catalunya), a blend of 65 % Garnatxa and 25 % Carinyena (from 70-90 years old vines) completed with 10 % Syrah (younger vines). Aged for 14 months in Allier barriques (half new and half one year old). The wine is still in its adolescent phase, so it should be decanted at least two hours before consumption. Intense black red color with purple edges and a splendid bouquet displaying scents of sour cherry, incense, leather, Mediterranean herbs and fine vanilla nuances. The powerful but elegant palate reveals concentrated plum and berry fruit, an excellent balance and great depth, silky textured tannins and a juicy well-balanced acidity. Solid, persistent finish. An outstanding Priorat wine that will evolve for several years and provide pleasure from now to 2023.

De 'Salanques 2011' is een zeer elegante en voortreffelijk gestructureerde Priorat-wijn, geteeld op de steile leisteenhellingen (llicorella) rondom het dorpje Poboleda (provincie Tarragona / Catalonië), een blend van 65 % Garnatxa en 25 % Carinyena (van 70-90 jaar oude wijnstokken) aangevuld met 10 % Syrah (van jongere wijnstokken). De wijn rijpte 14 maanden in Allier-barriques (de helft nieuw, de helft één jaar oud). Hij presenteert zich nog bijzonder jeugdig ; het is aan te bevelen hem ten minste twee uur vóór consumptie te decanteren. Intense zwart-rode kleur met paarse schakeringen aan de rand van het glas, en een prachtig bouquet met aroma’s van zure kers, wierook, leder, mediterrane kruiden en wat fijne vanille-nuances. Een krachtige maar tevens een zeer elegante wijn met geconcentreerd pruimen- en bessenfruit, bijzonder evenwichtig en met grote diepgang, met een fluwelige tannine-textuur en een sappige, zeer fraai uitgebalanceerde aciditeit. Soliede, persistente afdronk. Een uitstekende Priorat-wijn die zich nog gedurende meerdere jaren verder zal ontwikkelen ; optimaal drinkgenot: nu tot 2023.

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2004 Mas Doix Priorat Costers de Vinyes Velles

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6/16/2015 - tinybubbles wrote: 88 points

Not what I recall from a few years ago. Dry earth, light black fruit and faint background licorice on the nose. Tannins have mellowed, however overall the palate has largely dried up with some sweet red fruit and earth. High acid and no real finish. Decanted 1 hour, consumed intermittently over the following two. Was better after two hours than initially but this wine (or this bottle at least) will not be measurably better with either more bottle or air time.

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2010 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

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6/6/2015 - k-dubious Likes this wine: 91 points

This wine is drinking nicely. There seems to be no consensus whatsoever among reviewers, but here is what we found: dark, full-bodied, present but not overwhelming tannins. Shows some fruit--mostly black cherry--along with tar (good tar, not bad tar) and lavender. It's a food wine; pair it with red meat, grilled food, etc.

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2012 Mas Doix Priorat Les Crestes

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

6/4/2015 - aagrawal wrote: 80 points

Coravin 6/4/15: Medium-deep purple color without any bricking; nose has overripe candied cherry, plummy, very modern without much subtlety; palate is full bodied, very high alcohol/heat, moonshine cherry, light tannins barely noticeable, acidity is medium-high and keeps the wine feeling fresh even with so much alcohol; finish is medium length. This is very modern styled, and not that interesting to me. Would make an acceptable wine <$15, but at this price is poor. I don't see any reason to let it mature. 80

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2006 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

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5/31/2015 - galewskj wrote: 88 points

Consistent with previous note : Ripe, lush and floral. Sweet on the nose.

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2011 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

5/26/2015 - elvinet wrote: 94 points

Color cereza picota algo oscuro, ribete rojizo vivo, capa alta y fina lágrima muy tintada. Magnífica intensidad en nariz con una fresca mineralidad inicial con recuerdos de licorella algo caliente y ligeramente mojada (gran característica de los vinos del Priorat), aromas de fruta madura del bosque (grosellas, arándanos azules y toques de mora en compota), suaves notas licorosas, los tostados de la barrica no destacan demasiado y se muestran bastante elegantes, frescos balsámicos entre los que destacan los mentolados y el eucalipto, especiados en grano como la pimienta roja y verde, suaves notas lácteas (recuerda el requesón con mermelada de fruta del bosque), hierbas del monte que le aportan más frescura y destacan al final, y suave fondo de monte bajo húmedo. Notable entrada en boca con una suave astringencia que destaca el carácter mineral del vino con recuerdos de piedra fría, elegante e intenso en su recorrido con una excelente acidez y buen nervio, fruta negra madura bien sabrosa, suave carnosidad con unos tostados bastante marcados pero que no despuntan, taninos carnosos, regaliz negro y suave sensación de anís seco, excelente amplitud y estructura, sedosa mineralidad, buen peso y notable persistencia. Final bien largo, postgusto de fruta negra y retronasal ahumado y mineral.

More information: www.elvi.net/2015/02/07/salanques-2011/

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2012 Mas Doix Priorat Les Crestes

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5/21/2015 - honest bob wrote: 90 points

From 75cl, perfect cork. Another lovely bottle as previously noted. 90P

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2012 Mas Doix Priorat Les Crestes

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5/13/2015 - Lemmy-W wrote: flawed

Corked

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2009 Mas Doix Priorat Costers de Vinyes Velles

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5/6/2015 - MWiking Likes this wine: 94 points

otroligt djup och härlig doft med mörk frukt, blöt tobak, vilt och köttigt.
smaken är riktigt bra, djup fin, mycket fruktdrivet, lång eftersmak
bra balans i vinet.

ruskigt gott!

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2007 Mas Doix Priorat Costers de Vinyes Velles

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

4/29/2015 - SJA61 wrote: 93 points

Last wine of a Spanish tasting. Big, beautiful and a bit rustic. Still has time to develop. A terrific Priorat.

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2006 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

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4/27/2015 - John4 Likes this wine: 91 points

Enjoyed with family from a magnum for Sunday dinner. This was my second and last bottle and it just keeps getting better. Drink now or hold if you can stand it!

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2004 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

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4/25/2015 - rharl wrote: 89 points

Rating based on pop and pour over a couple hours; two days later under vac-u-vin I didn't expect much, but it was very soft and fruity -- unexpected 91-point delight after that waiting period.

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2012 Mas Doix Priorat Les Crestes

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

3/7/2015 - xScottx wrote: NR

Red fruit, strawberry, candy, simple. Rather generic.

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2011 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

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3/7/2015 - xScottx wrote: NR

Red fruit, spice, cherry, raspberry, strawberry. Med tannin, high acid.

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2010 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

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4/10/2015 - jctra wrote: 92 points

Modern Priorat, bold fruit and heavy oak.

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2006 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

4/5/2015 - MrMitosis Likes this wine: 93 points

Terrific--a real mouthful. Velvety, blackberries and chockalott. Went terrific with beef tenderloin. Probably could have used a decanting and some time to breath--but still great right out of the bottle.

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2001 Mas Doix Priorat Costers de Vinyes Velles

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3/22/2015 - sastewart wrote: 93 points

Dinner at Emeril's. Pretty black fruits, anise and minerality on the nose. Lush and ripe but not over the top - Full bodied with beautiful minerality, dark fruit, licorice and a touch of chocolate. At peak. Solid 93 points.

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2010 Mas Doix Priorat Les Crestes

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3/19/2015 - huse wrote: 90 points

Serious Priorat wine, the entry level wine of the Mas Doix estate (Poboleda, province of Tarragona /fourth vintage). Grape varieties: 80 % Garnatxa, 10 % Carinyena and 10 % Syrah. Aged for 10 months in second year French oak barriques. Decanted: one hour prior to tasting. Intense cherry-red color with violet reflections and an alluring nose of ripe red fruit, cassis, sweet spices and tones of licorice and dark chocolate. The powerful palate reveals a well-structured wine with abundant ripe plum and berry fruit (sour cherry, elderberry), a harmonious texture and masculine but well-behaved tannins. Complex finish with an agreeable balsamic touch. Drink it now through 2018.

Stevige Priorat-wijn, de instapwijn van het domein Mas Doix (Poboleda, provincie Tarragona/vierde jaargang). Samenstelling: 80 % Garnatxa, 10 % Carinyena en 10 % Syrah. De wijn rijpte 10 maarden in Franse tweedejaars barriques. Gedecanteerd: één uur voor consumptie. Intens kersrood van kleur met violette reflecties en een verleidelijke neus van rijp rood fruit, cassis, zachte kruiden en ook wat nuances van zoethout en donkere chocolade. Een degelijk gestructureerde wijn met overvloedig rijp pruimen- en bessenfruit (zure kers, vlierbes), met een harmonieuze textuur en deftige maar al goed geïntegreerde tannines. Complexe afdronk met een aangename balsamische toets. Te drinken: nu tot 2018.

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2012 Mas Doix Priorat Salanques

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

2/26/2015 - Richard Jennings wrote: 92 points

Saturated, very dark red violet color; aromatic, baked berry, spice, vanilla nose; rich, baked berry, spice, vanilla palate; medium-plus finish (65% Garnacha, 25% Carinena, 10% Syrah; 14 months in French oak)

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