Red

2007 Pasanau Priorat Ceps Nous

Red Blend

  • Spain
  • Catalunya
  • Priorat
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • mattmoy_2000 wrote:

    December 18, 2014 - Utterly bizzare. Agree with Niall (who kindly gave me the bottle from his case on the proviso that I wouldn't necessarily like it) that it's got that fizzy edge to it, but I saw no bubbles and don't get the cherry cola myself. Kind of fruity like a Beaujolais Nouveau but with loads of unresolved tannins and a pencilly taste towards the end like an ancient burgundy. I got the earthy (bretty? TCA?) notes at the beginning as others had noticed, but these reduced as I continued.
    This is probably at it's peak, whatever that might mean in its case, as there's secondary flavours but still with plenty of fruit.

    Extremely interesting, but very, very weird.

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  • niallhodson wrote: 70 points

    September 13, 2014 - I have a case of this and, frankly, it's been a chore working through it. It is grim. Purple in the glass, throws a lot of fine sediment. Double decanted; knocks out some of the fizz which can give it a cherry cola taste. After an hour: very woody, cedary, nose, with a good smack of alcohol. Palate dominated by cherries. Unresolved tannins, some spice, sharp finish. The wine has a medium body, some distant sense of an austere pinot noir on the finish.

    Some of its rougher edges smooth out a little after a further hour or two. And it its defence, there's life in it yet: its flavour hasn't changed in the five years I've been crawling through this case.

  • bamawine wrote: 86 points

    March 7, 2012 - bitter blue fruit nose ,tart palate after one hour decant-the other 4 grapes are overpowering the grenache-will try again tomorrow

  • andtheodor wrote: 88 points

    February 2, 2012 - Tarry, blackberry, herb nose. Racy palate with nice acid and spice that really improved with air. Nice value.

  • Anonymous wrote: 88 points

    February 1, 2012 - Needs to be decanted. Initial a little sharp. After some air wine develops better but still the sharpness remains. Nevertheless, not bad for the money.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pasanau
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Ceps Nous
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Catalunya
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Priorat

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  • In Cellars 9 (15%)
  • Consumed 50 (85%)

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