Miguel Torres Mas Borràs Pinot Noir 2008 Wine Review

Miguel Torres Mas Borràs Pinot Noir 2008
D.O., Penedés, Spain
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 673483
SAQ Product #: 856039


 
Price: $29.95
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2010-2014
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Miguel Torres
Agent: Family Wine Merchants Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: The fruit for this gorgeous Pinot Noir is sourced exclusively from the small Mas Borràs vineyard where yields are kept very low to concentrate the fruit flavours. Aged in new Nevers French oak barriques for several months, it is rich with violet, cocoa, pomegranate, raspberry and earth aromas. The dense fruit flavours are brought into focus by ripe tannins and mild acidity. This is consistently one of Spain’s finest Pinot Noirs that can stand up to the best from anywhere else. A terrific match for game meats or cellar it for up to 5+ years. My note: I’ve recommended this full-bodied year after year. This year it delivers robust oak aromas hemmed with mocha followed by dark plums and berries. Very smooth.

Pinot Noir food pairings: game meats.

This was reviewed October 2, 2010 by
 

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The 2008 Miguel Torres Mas Borràs Pinot Noir is a somewhat atypical Pinot. It is a light bodied, integrated wine, with nice notes of red currant, smoke and clove. It has a nice acidity, subtle tannins (decant for 30 min) and a bit fizzy, medium finish. It is ready to drink now and should be for the next couple of years at least. My impression: NICE, 88.5 pts. Tasted Dec/11.

 
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