Buil Giné & Montsant Baboix 2006

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Grenache, Carignan, Merlot, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon This opens on the nose with distinct black currant and herb notes. Downright grassy at ... Read more

Deep black fruit on the nose -- a bit sweet with good potency. Good acidity and the deep flavors in this bottle makes it a great food wine. Read more

Coming from 80-100-year-old Grenache vines in the new DO of Monsant near Priorat, this wine is packed with dark plum, bittersweet chocolate notes, ... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Buil Giné & Montsant Baboix

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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3.00 5
10/31/2012

Grenache, Carignan, Merlot, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon This opens on the nose with distinct black currant and herb notes. Downright grassy at first, then turning minty with blueberry fruit and spicy oak top notes. On entry, this shows some roasted coffee notes along with a distinct impression of sweetness coming from the creamy oak and bright fruit. The fruit really takes over on the palate, though the aggressive tannins break through the fruit, tempering the impression of sweetness. Spicy and lightly peppery notes fleck the back end. The fruit turns dark and gains dried cherry notes and a hint of dates before rolling into a lightly minty and hot finish that is dominated by the tannins. This is a lot of wine, but it seems to lack focus and feels over extracted. While a blend of many grapes, this has more a muddy mix of flavors than complexity. 83pts


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3.00 5
03/02/2009

Deep black fruit on the nose -- a bit sweet with good potency. Good acidity and the deep flavors in this bottle makes it a great food wine.

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Vintage: 2003 07/12/2007

Coming from 80-100-year-old Grenache vines in the new DO of Monsant near Priorat, this wine is packed with dark plum, bittersweet chocolate notes, and orange peel. These wines grow at an elevation of 900 meters, which lends this wine an incredible freshness and balance, as well as an undeniable velvet texture.


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Vintage: 2003 10/31/2008

Coming from 80-100 year old Grenache vines that grow at an elevation of 900 meters in the DO of Monsant near Priorat, this wine is packed with dark plum, bittersweet chocolate notes, orange peel and has an undeniable velvet texture.


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