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2009 Cellar Capcanes Mas Donis Barrica Old Vines, Montsant, Spain

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Search Rank 4924 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 4924th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 875th

Score: 90  
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Grape Variety

Grenache (aka Garnacha) and Syrah (aka Shiraz) have been blended together for many centuries – a combination which has proved extremely successful. Both members of the blend (Grenache and Syrah) prefer warm climates, such as those found in southern France, in Spain, and in the warmer New World countries. The most prestigious wines in which these two varieties come together are those of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Wines made from this blend typically have aromas of stewed plums, black cherries, blueberries, black olives and even a hint of spiced dark chocolate.

In France the blend is widely used in the southern ...more


Region
  • Montsant is a wine region in Catalonia, northern Spain. The gently undulating area was formerly categorized as a viticultural sub-zone of Tarragona, but local growers felt the high-altitude vineyards here earned the region recognition as a DO in their own right. As a result, the Montsant DO was created in 2001, its name taken from the Montsant massif ('holy mountain') that dominates the region's landscape.

    Montsant lies west of Tarragona city and forms a 'C' shape that almost completely surrounds the prestigious Priorat region. Vines were first introduced to ...more

  • Catalonia (Catalunya in Catalan and Cataluña in Spanish) is a proudly independent region in the north-east of Spain. It stretches from the historic county (comarca) of Montsia in the south to the border with France in the north. The Mediterranean Sea forms its eastern border and offers 360 miles (580km)...more

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