Finca Dofí 2017
Un grand vin qui naît sur les terrasses et coteaux escarpés de la Finca Dofí, issu de vignes de Grenache et de Samsó (Carignan) de trois communes différentes : Camp d´en Piqué, la Baixada et Coll de Falset. La rondeur de ses tanins et l'harmonie du Grenache illuminent ce vin charnu à l'éclat indescriptible, à la vitalité exceptionnelle et à l'énergie sans pareille. Ce millésime nous offre un vin de grande profondeur et très savoureux, avec un beau potentiel de garde.
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L'avis des experts
The single-vineyard 2017 Finca Dofí comes from ten hectares that were planted 20 years ago in the village of Gratallops. It's mostly Garnacha with 8% Cariñena and 1% white grapes that fermented after being destemmed and lightly crushed in oak vats with indigenous yeasts. It matured in large oak barrels (bocoyes and foudres) for 16 months. There is no trace of oak in the wines, and there are no edges; they all feel sleek and elegant. This Dofí expresses the Mediterranean vintage from this vineyard at 300 to 320 meters in altitude, where the slate has a lot of iron, which turns the soils red and makes round and velvety wines, with flavors of red cherries, cherry pit, nectarines and even blood orange. The warm soils are compensated by mostly northern exposures. The palate has volume and is juicy, sensual and velvety, with some fine-grained tannins that currently call for food. It makes for a very gastronomical red. 29,700 bottles produced. It was bottled in April 2019. In 2018, there will be a separate bottling from one hectare of pure north-exposition grapes from Dofí, a new wine called La Baixada.
This is so perfumed and floral; it just rises out of the glass with crushed berries, strawberries and violets. Medium to full body. Firm and silky tannins. Lovely length and brightness for this hot and dry vintage. Drink or hold.