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Pasión De Bobal 2012 Wine Review

Pasión De Bobal 2012

Pasión De Bobal 2012

Utiel-Requena D.O.P., Spain

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Pasión De Bobal

Agent: Du Chasse Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Rustic and robust with attractive wild woodland blackberry and cassis. Good acidity. Pair with prime rib.

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This Pasión De Bobal 2012 was reviewed on February 8, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Crafted using 100% native Spanish grape Bobal. Bobal you ask? Out comes the Oxford Companion to WINE...and there it is. "Important Spanish dark-skinned grape variety that produces deep-coloured red wines and even grape concentrate." Or as we know and love - Welch's grape juice. This bottle hardly tasted of concentrated grape juice. Yes, it was juicy and deepest ruby in colour. Succulent black cherry, strawberry,dark plum, vanilla, warm spices, toast and cedar all uplifted with a hint of toffee. This red wine is medium(+) bodied with smooth tannins and bright acidity. Long berry and toffee finish. Lots on offer for $17. Perfect red meat dinner companion or try it with Canadian winter comfort stews. Price performer. Buy a case wine.
Tasted: January 2016
The 2012 vintage of this Spanish wine is made 100% from the indigenous grape Bobal, grown in extreme continental conditions. This wine underwent a malolactic fermentation to soften the acids and then was aged in French oak barrels for 6 months. Dark ruby in the glass. Polished tannins. - Community Wine Reviews

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