Rotllán Torra 2010, Doca Priorat

Red Blend Red Blend
Priorat, Spain

$19.95 (267989)

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February 06, 2016

Critic Reviews (3)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

One of the many well-priced Priorat gems that blends sensuality, approachability and typicity. Notes of fresh earth,...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Priorat with a foot in two worlds, in state of the art winemaking and from mineral-imparting funky soils. Smells like...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A fully volatile, acetic, vinegar-tinged red blend here, with sharp, acetic palate to match. This just barely hangs...

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Community Reviews (4)

Blair WineLover
Blair WineLover

Wow! Truly smooth and elegant, with an interesting undertone of liquorice. Starts well, and improves over several glasses. This is my favourite of this release, and I just bought some more.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Deeply coloured red here from Priorat. Very ripe blackberry fruit, with notes of cedar and vanilla. Not overripe as Priorat's can occasionally be. Nicely structured and well balanced. Drinking nicely now, but I think this may well improved with a year or two in the cellar. Certainly worth buying a couple or three bottles to try over the next couple of years. Tasted May 2015.

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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

What great value for a Priorat, and for a characteristically elegant Priorat at that. This doesn't have great depth or length, but it offers up a fine expression of this famous and usually high-end region, resembling Left Bank Bordeaux with its plum/cassis, leather, spice, and oak notes (not surprising given that it's made up of 30% Cab to complement the 35% each of Garnacha and Mazuelo), and there's some nice tart cherry to provide refreshment amidst the denseness. It's still a bit tight and closed, and could benefit from additional time to mellow and soften, but the sophistication is evident.

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