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White

2014 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido "Macabeu i Garnatxa"

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

2/8/2016 - Capitán Sulfito Likes this wine: NR

Octopus, mussels, hake

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Red

2012 Venus La Universal Montsant Mas Marer

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

1/30/2016 - Ryanmeulemans Likes this wine: NR

Color - deep dark ruby, barely see through
Nose - dark dried fruits, earthy clay soil, leather, graphite,
Mouth - dark fruits, dried dark cherry, med plus tannin with a good acidity. Well balanced wine, bold and smooth with a nice complexity. A real nice wine at a great price.

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Red

2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

12/28/2015 - Lemmy-W Likes this wine: 93 points

As good as always. never disappointment.

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Red

2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

Syrah Blend, Syrah more

12/7/2015 - jonathanwilliam Likes this wine: 89 points

Smooth, red berries, but unidimensional.

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Red

2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

11/6/2015 - no leashes wrote: 90 points

Silky smooth, dark fruit with a hint of licorice, spice and pepper. Beautiful mouthfeel. Very enjoyable popped n poured.

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Red

2004 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

Syrah Blend, Syrah more

10/18/2015 - Sotto325 wrote: 90 points

This wine has developed nicely since its initial release. Back then, it was a lower price point effort showing modern fruit and not much complexity or grip. Today, it has developed in much the same fashion as some of the mid weight Priorats: more definition, more but not a lot of complexity, a nice grainy texture that carries sweet and tart red fruit with some aged oak flavor, and a full but not exaggerated body of bramble and dark cherry. Not going to go anywhere interesting after this, so it is time to consume with a short decant.

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Red

2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

9/17/2015 - AV2012 wrote: 91 points

Pure, fruity pleasure. Like a good Bojo Cru but with a more firm body, more stuffing. Mineral, slightly peppery bite, loved that there was no oak in this wine, as it was rather light and supremely drinkalbe.

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Red

2013 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

9/20/2015 - Rblack230 Likes this wine: 89 points

Nice plum and length to this, bit of tannin.
Quite good but not rave review as this is short on body and substance, but liked it.
Decent PQR at $17...

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Red

2013 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

9/6/2015 - Primordialsoup wrote: 91 points

Raspberries with the pleasant hint of rose petals on the nose. Light mouthfeel but has a sexy glycerine effect that coats the palate gently. Some tart cherry and bright berries but with rounded edges. In good balance with a satisfying finish that makes you want another sip. Splendid wine. A solid QPR. In fact, my QPR of the year so far.

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Red

2008 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

8/29/2015 - ProfByron wrote: 85 points

I feel this region has so much going for it, but the winemakers don't yet know how to tame it.

Some people love these dense ripe young wines - I find them a bit impenetrable, and that isn't pleasurable. Perhaps it will turn into something more delicious, but I fear the alcohol burn on the finish.

14% ABV. Sealed with cork.

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Red

2006 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

Syrah Blend, Syrah more

8/28/2015 - df1962 Likes this wine: 91 points

PnD let air for 1hr. Crimson purple not saturated with crimson to clear rim. Lavender black raspberry anise and espresso on the nose. Medium weight with drying black tea tannins. Plate echos the nose with a drying leathery finish. A bit thin in the middle but still young and delicious in a very old world style.

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Red

2013 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

8/25/2015 - pdev wrote: 90 points

Bright red fruit a bit tart on first taste, pencil shavings. Sour cherry, surprisingly light on its feet for 14.5 and it calls you back for a second sip. Showing a little young, not sure I agree with the 93pt parker score, but a nice effort overall.

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Red

2010 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

8/5/2015 - JWG wrote: 90 points

Very interesting. This has definitely progressed since I tasted this two years ago. The oak has blown off and overall it is much more integrated. Nose is black cherry and tobacco. Palate is unctuous and dark fruity. Satisfying.

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White

2009 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido "Macabeu i Garnatxa"

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

6/1/2011 - BuzzzzOff wrote: NR

Had a glass at Albarama restaurante. A crowd fav with sufficient barrique, acidity and fruit for a happy glass

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White

2009 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido "Macabeu i Garnatxa"

Grenache Blend, Grenache more

5/18/2011 - BuzzzzOff Likes this wine: NR

Transparent. Big California Chardonnay type nose with a lot of fruit and some oak. I almost swear it was made by Kistler. I think this wine can age. Smooth, full flavor, fairly long in the mouth. A winner! Wine list said it was aged in oak barrels. Ah, I was right!

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Red

2009 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

Syrah Blend, Syrah more

6/29/2015 - yofog wrote: NR

Mostly 50-80 yr old Carinena vines, fermented with wild yeast and aged in foudre, this has ripe, meaty tones of fresh earth and baking spices.

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Red

2004 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

Syrah Blend, Syrah more

6/29/2015 - yofog wrote: NR

Rene held some of this vintage back and re-released it with almost no uncharge to the importer, and I'm quite glad for that as this is delicious juice with some age on it. Cured meat, dried spices, baked earth, this is starting to broaden out and open up.

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Red

2013 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

6/29/2015 - yofog wrote: NR

G,S,C,M aged in concrete and French oak. This is super fresh and crunchy but with good weight behind it. A terrific bargain around the $20 mark.

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Red

2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

6/3/2015 - Morrillism Likes this wine: 92 points

So interesting! If your preference is a strong and complex nose you'll enjoy this one. Cherry, licorice, and spice aromas fill the glass. Fresh and lively fruit, beautiful deep garnet color. As others have said, no oak. Only 2 left - wish I had more. Excellent QPR!

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Red

2007 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

5/13/2015 - Johan - Antwerpen Likes this wine: 88 points

Couldn't disagree less with drinking window when bottle just opened. After about an houd less Charming. Sorry for idiot spelling checken :-) onlusten citric acid left.

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Red

2013 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

4/15/2015 - Capitán Sulfito Likes this wine: 91 points

Weekday dinner: sausage, sauteed greens and rocket salad

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Red

2004 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

2/20/2015 - ms.dionysos wrote: 90 points

Wenig Säure, Geschmack nach Weichselkirsche und Trüffelpraline. Noch kein bisschen müde. Gutes Preis-/Leistungsverhätnis. Mittlerer, samtiger Abgang. Leider letzte Flasche.

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Red

2012 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

2/10/2015 - elvinet Likes this wine: 90 points

Color ojo intenso, ribete rojizo bien brilalnte, capa tirando a baja y una fina lágrima suavemente tintada. Buena intensidad en nariz con unos mentolados iniciales que aportan mucha frescura, recuerdos de golosinas de fresa, hierbas frescas, los tostados de la barrica no aparecen hasta que el vino va ganando temperatura por lo que pasan bastante desapercibidos (el vino se toma ligeramente fresco, a unos 14-15ºC), fruta roja bien fresca y en compota (mermelada de fresa), regaliz rojo y suave fondo licoroso muy agradable. En boca tiene una muy buena entrada con un recorrido lleno de frescura, fruta roja bien fresca y sabrosa, los tostados se muestran más marcados, ligera tanicidad que le aporta algo de fuerza, se disfruta mucho, buena amplitud con unos balsámicos refrescantes, buena persistencia. Final medio-largo, postgusto de fruta roja y retronasal suavemente ahumado.

More information: www.elvi.net/2015/01/11/dido-2012/

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Red

2004 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

Syrah Blend, Syrah more

2/8/2015 - MC2 Wines Likes this wine: NR

Wine #9: This wine arrived and was opened and later decanted (before I got to it, but not sure how much before). Much darker fruits than some of the other wines (I get more black fruit here - black currant, etc.). Nice use of oak to create a backbone. I enjoyed this one.

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Red

2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

Red Rhone Blend more

1/23/2015 - Leo C wrote: 91 points

fantastic, silky with hints of spice with no oak. Seems to be perfect to drink young

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