Sein 2011, Do Alicante

Red Blend Red Blend
Spain

$17.00 (391896)

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January 07, 2017

Critic Reviews (4)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A dense, chewy blend of monastrell and syrah from southeastern Spain. Meaty and slightly oxidative - quite typical....

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a blend of monastrell and syrah (40%), the latter discernible on the nose via its smoked meat, peppery...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Mature at this stage, this wine has shifted into the dried/raisined fruit spectrum, lightly volatile, with dark...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Thick, rich, commercial style from Alicante, with firm Monastrell (60 per cent) and a pepper jolt of (40) Syrah....

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Community Reviews (2)

Brad Royale
Brad Royale

A wonderful wine for the BBQ, and offers great value for money. The 2011 Sein is a blend of 60% Monastrell and 40% Syrah and delivers a good portion of cassis, dark raspberries, red string licorice and black pepper. The acids are just fresh enough with the tannins playing a low role. Notes of camphor and black currant tea will allow for a lot of variation in food pairing from the grill. The Southeast portion of Spain is a good spot to throw down some bucks for wines that offer supple palates and dark fruits for not a lot of cash.

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