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Red

2007 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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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

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4/15/2015 - Adrián Crespo Velasco Likes this wine: 91 points

Weekday dinner: sausage, sauteed greens and rocket salad

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Red

2004 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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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

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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

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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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Red

2009 Venus La Universal Montsant mas sorrer

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11/1/2014 - lockestep Likes this wine: 87 points

Decent red, with nice weight on the palate, and balanced between the fruit and the acid. Ready to drink, not a lot of complexity and missing a lot of the earthiness you would get from the Rhone, it still is a nice little bottle. Tried it on day 2, still nice, but did not play well with turkey.

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Red

2005 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

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11/2/2014 - Bandol20 Likes this wine: 92 points

17/20 * * * * COUP de CŒUR
VISUEL: grenat
OLFACTIF: nez au fruité racé avec une belle concentration. Complexité.
GUSTATIF: le terroir s'exprime magnifiquement. Belle acidité, gouleyant. Quelques notes animales "bretts" mais juste ce qu'il lui faut. Belle finale longue sur le fruit
ENSEMBLE:excellent

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White

2013 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido "Macabeu i Garnatxa"

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9/9/2014 - honest bob wrote: 87 points

Priorat, Montsant and Rioja; 9/5/2014-9/18/2014: From 75cl, P+P in a restaurant near Gratallops. The scent reminded me of a Roussane/Viogner blend, but no, this is Viura (Macabeu)/Grenache Blanc. Surprisingly "clean" (even neutral-tasting) for a white of such weight (chubby 14,5% alc.). It would be interesting to follow this over 2-3 years to see what happens to the Galia melon taste (and the lubricated ripe-melon-like texture) on the mid-palate. 87-88P

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Red

2003 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

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9/2/2014 - lesz Likes this wine: 90 points

excellent blend good fruit very smooth, everyone liked

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White

2013 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido "Macabeu i Garnatxa"

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9/1/2014 - Adrián Crespo Velasco wrote: 89 points

Lunch at TRES MACARRONS.

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Red

2004 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

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8/27/2014 - Kentw wrote: 88 points

Similar characteristics to bottle drank in 2012. Medium bodied, lots of red and some blue fruit. Well structured with some barnyard funk still persistent with an acidic finish. Good with food, cuts some of the tartness and funk. Has lots of life left - 2012 is definitely not it's end of life date.

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Red

2011 Venus La Universal Montsant mas sorrer

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7/26/2014 - isaacjamesbaker wrote: 82 points

Nose of black cherries, plum cake and roasted figs. Juicy berry fruit, chewy tannins and low acid. Notes of candied berries and cola. Fun.

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Red

2009 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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4/28/2014 - Bro Likes this wine: 88 points

Robe de couleur grenat foncé ... Nez sur les fruits et la chaume ... Papilles sur les mêmes thèmes et finale intéressante ...

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Red

2008 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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4/13/2014 - neoasimov Likes this wine: 90 points

Excellent wine! Still full of fruits. Ripe berries. Really well balanced. Somewhat long in mouth. Joyful!!

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  • 90 - 94 [ **** ] (Brilliant)

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  • Red

    2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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    4/10/2014 - Anonymous wrote: 91 points

    Une bombe! Avec ces arômes de vin presque nature, vieillit en cuve de ciment. Épicé et gouleyant, probablement meilleur dans sa jeunesse.

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    Red

    2008 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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    3/6/2014 - OttawaB Likes this wine: 89 points

    Full bodied. Dark cherry and plums. Herbal element. Medium finish, drying chunky tannins. Nice wine once it given time to open up.

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    Red

    2005 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

    Syrah Blend, Syrah more

    2/11/2014 - sharonandroland Likes this wine: 93 points

    Powdery tannins. Slight VA. Great lift. Perfect balance, neither too heavy, or concentrated, still very long and complex. Excellent wine.

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    Red

    2008 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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    1/5/2014 - Pedro G wrote: 91 points

    A confirmação de uma das melhores relações qualidade e preço.
    Notas tostadas da Madeira e fruta bem presente. Este e um excelente vinho. Muito ao estilo de anos anteriores um vinho elástico que se adapta a vários tipos de comida. Fruta madura, taninos suaves e um excelente aroma em nariz. Uma compra que deve ser repetida.

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    Red

    2010 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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    1/2/2014 - wilypod Likes this wine: 88 points

    Immediately appealing but gets much better with air. A 75% Garnacha dominated red blend (with roughly equal parts Syrah, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon). Warm toned aromas of cranberry-pomegranate-red currant fruit and some mineral smokiness that smooths out with air time. Palate has pedigree and discipline, not all over the place like some Spanish Garnacha bombs; well structured, with vinous notes of delicate but tart red fruit, meat, smoke, ending with tannic grip and moderate length. I had this with apple wood smoked ham and left-over sage dressing. I believe it would show better with a meat that is not so sweet. Good now until 2016?

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    White

    2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido "Macabeu i Garnatxa"

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    1/2/2014 - eluebchow Likes this wine: 91 points

    Floral aromatics lead to a rich palate of stone fruits with an underlying minerality that keeps everything in balance; I was very impressed at the complexity of this wine for such a reasonable price

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    Red

    2004 Venus La Universal Montsant Vénus

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    10/14/2013 - andtheodor wrote: 88 points

    Nice, decidedly un-Priorat like juice. Good structure, raspberry fruit, faint meatiness.

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    White

    2011 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido "Macabeu i Garnatxa"

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    9/23/2013 - Chris Deas wrote: NR

    Scent is very pronounced, cheese and some reduction. There is some structure, nice texture, and good acidity. Lots of layers of flavors with key lime, pear, quince. Glycerine finish. (14% alcohol)

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    Red

    2009 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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    9/4/2013 - huse wrote: 89 points

    A powerful Montsant wine made Sara Pérez (Mas Martinet/Priorat) and René Barbier junior (Clos Mogador/Priorat), the oenological dream couple of Catalonia. Varietal composition: 75 % Garnatxa (60-year-old vines), 10 % Syrah, 8 % Cabernet Sauvignon and 7 % Merlot. 60 percent of the wine spent nine months in French barriques, the rest was aged in tank. Decanted: two hours prior to tasting. Intense dark red color with some violet shades and a complex bouquet of blackberries, leather, cassis and a hint of oregano. The full-bodied palate shows concentrated berry and plum fruit, but the tannins are still quite dominant at present. Good length with a slight balsamic touch. Will likely improve over the next couple of years.

    Een krachtige Montsant-wijn, gemaakt door Sara Pérez (Mas Martinet/Priorat) en René Barbier junior (Clos Mogador/Priorat), het oenologisch droomkoppel van Catalonië. Samenstelling: 75 % Garnatxa (60 jaar oude stokken), 10 % Syrah, 8 % Cabernet Sauvignon en 7 % Merlot. 60 procent van de wijn verbleef negen maanden in Franse barriques, de rest rijpte in tank. Gedecanteerd: twee uur vóór consumptie. Intense, donkerrode kleur met wat schakeringen van violet en een complex bouquet van bramen, leder, cassis en een vleugje oregano. Een volmondige wijn met geconcentreerd bessen- en pruimenfruit, maar de tannines zijn op dit moment nog vrij dominant. Degelijke afdronk met een lichte balsamische toets. Zal allicht toegankelijker worden met nog enkele jaren kelderrust.

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    Red

    2008 Venus La Universal Montsant Dido

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    8/15/2013 - Bandol20 Likes this wine: 92 points

    17/20 * * * * Coup de Coeur SAQ: 23$
    VISUEL: marron
    OLFACTIF: poussière et fruit (cerises noirs et figues)
    GUSTATIF: C'est bon : très beau fini qui lui donne une classe à part. es fruits sont bien intégrés et les tanins sont fondus. Belle texture fine et longue finale.
    ENSEMBLE: Un vin qui apporte beaucoup de plaisir à la dégustation.

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