Clos Erasmus

Laurel Priorat Garnacha Blend

9.27 ratings
-no pro ratings
Priorat, Catalunya, Spain
Garnacha, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Paella
Top Notes For
Jan A
9.2

Although the Clos Erasmus pedigree clearly shines through, this is nowhere ready for drinking as advertised by the grower. The tannins need more time, although I doubt if I would ever rate this in the 94-95 range. The palate is full of spices and wood (cedar and oak) but the acid/tannin component could be better balanced. Excellent QPR nevertheless.

Although the Clos Erasmus pedigree clearly shines through, this is nowhere ready for drinking as advertised by the grower. The tannins need more time, although I doubt if I would ever rate this in the 94-95 range. The palate is full of spices and wood (cedar and oak) but the acid/tannin component could be better balanced. Excellent QPR nevertheless.

Jul 7th, 2021
Vanessa

... and then there were the reds @win_tries_wine @deked1 !! Red wine of the night was the Clos Erasmus Laurel, Grenache blend from Prioriat, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
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๐Ÿ‘ This wine has a medium purple hue.
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๐Ÿ‘ƒ This wine has a pronounced intensity of developing aromas. Aromas include primary notes of black fruit (black plum, prune, blackberry, black cherry), some florals such as violet and potpourri, also secondary notes of vanilla, cedar, and nutmeg, and tertiary notes of earth, leather, tobacco, espresso, and game.
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๐Ÿ‘„ This wine is dry. It has high acidity, a full body, high alcohol, high tannins, and a pronounced intensity of flavors consistent with the nose, including, stewed and baked black cherry, blackberry, black plum, violets, vanilla, cedar, nutmeg, earth, leather, tobacco, espresso, dill, mint, wet leaves, and game. This wine has a long finish.
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This is an outstanding wine. It may be consumed now, but will benefit from further aging.
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Vintage 2017. ABV 15%.

... and then there were the reds @win_tries_wine @deked1 !! Red wine of the night was the Clos Erasmus Laurel, Grenache blend from Prioriat, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
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๐Ÿ‘ This wine has a medium purple hue.
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๐Ÿ‘ƒ This wine has a pronounced intensity of developing aromas. Aromas include primary notes of black fruit (black plum, prune, blackberry, black cherry), some florals such as violet and potpourri, also secondary notes of vanilla, cedar, and nutmeg, and tertiary notes of earth, leather, tobacco, espresso, and game.
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๐Ÿ‘„ This wine is dry. It has high acidity, a full body, high alcohol, high tannins, and a pronounced intensity of flavors consistent with the nose, including, stewed and baked black cherry, blackberry, black plum, violets, vanilla, cedar, nutmeg, earth, leather, tobacco, espresso, dill, mint, wet leaves, and game. This wine has a long finish.
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This is an outstanding wine. It may be consumed now, but will benefit from further aging.
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Vintage 2017. ABV 15%.

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Mehul had this 2 years ago

Mehul had this 2 years ago

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