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Venus la Universal Montsant Dido 2004

External Review by Prestige Wine & Spirits:

A terrific value from winemaker Sara Perez of Clos Martinet fame this fine cuvée is composed of equal amounts of Garnacha (Grenache) Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Most of the wine sees aging in used French oak barrels for ten months while the balance is aged in tanks.

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Venus La Universal:
“La Universal” is a 4-hectare property located in the township of Falset (D.O. Montsant). The soil is granite (“sauló”): acid and quite poor in organic matter. Because our vineyard is still quite young, we buy Carinena from five vine growers in the same area: Five vineyards of old Carinena, aged between 50 and 80 years (soil types: 1 sauló, 2 licorella, and 2 lime-clay) One 9-year-old vineyard ... Read more
“La Universal” is a 4-hectare property located in the township of Falset (D.O. Montsant). The soil is granite (“sauló”): acid and quite poor in organic matter. Because our vineyard is still quite young, we buy Carinena from five vine growers in the same area: Five vineyards of old Carinena, aged between 50 and 80 years (soil types: 1 sauló, 2 licorella, and 2 lime-clay) One 9-year-old vineyard of Syrah (soil type: “sauló”) Both our vineyards and those of the vine growers who participate in this project are organically worked. Fermentation is done with unselected yeasts so as to contribute to the aromatic and structural variety of the wine and respect the expression of the terroir. Read less

External Reviews for Venus la Universal Montsant Dido

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
02/14/2013

A terrific value from winemaker Sara Perez of Clos Martinet fame this fine cuvée is composed of equal amounts of Garnacha (Grenache) Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Most of the wine sees aging in used French oak barrels for ten months while the balance is aged in tanks.




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