Joan Simo - Spain - Priorat

Sentius - 2010

Price : 30.50$
Grape Varieties : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Grenache, Syrah, Carignan  
Caract. : Red Wine  
SAQ Code : 11413644  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 15.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"A glass-coating opaque purple/black color, it offers up a nose of mineral, espresso, pepper, licorice, black cherry, and plum. Dense, rich, and full-bodied on the palate, it has terrific volume and concentration for its price" -J.M. Wine Advocate -R. Parker

Wine Pairing :

Serve with grilled or roasted red meat, lamb, game and strong cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : 50 % Grenache, 20% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Carignan, 5% Merlot.
  • Age of vines : 11 years
  • Yield of vines : 1 kg/vine
  • Irrigation : none
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : stainless steel during 22-33 days
  • Maturation : old (2-3 years) french oak barrique during 15 months. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation. 12 months in bottle.
  • Type of yeast : Priorat selection
  • Fining : not filtered, not fined
  • Cellar : 10+ years
  • Decanting : 3h

See the Press Review


Vintage 2010:

  • Wine Spectator: 90 pts.

Vintage 2009:

  • International wine cellar - S. Tanzer: 91 pts.

Vintage 2008:

  • Guide Penin 2013 : 88 pts.

Vintage 2007:

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 90 pts.

Vintage 2006:

  • Wine Advocate – R. Parker: 92 pts.

Vintage 2005:

  • Wine Advocate – R. Parker: 91 pts.
  • Wine Spectator: 92 pts.

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