Jane Ventura! 101 years of wine making in El Vendrell!
189/365 – Catalonia – D.O. Penedes – El Vendrell – Jane Ventura – Mas Vilella 2009
The Lazy Song……..,
Mas Vilella 2009, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Nice cherry dark cherry with garnet edges and violet reflections. Clean and bright. Good intensity with a significant fruit load, lots of ripe red fruit, spice, hints of undergrowth, leather, licorice and mineral background. The palate is powerful with a good structure and excellent acidity. Firm and long finish, persistent tannins. The retronasal reminds me of compotes and red fruits appear as well as toasted notes.
Apparently it is with some difficulty one tries to decide to visit the wineries in the vicinity. So many great producers just around the corner from where we live and yet, most of the time we go to Priorat, Montsant, Terra Alta and so on. Living in Penedes means there are choices and choices when it comes to wine and Cava producers. As…
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