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2018 Dos Dedos de Frente, El Escoces Volante

2018 Dos Dedos de Frente, El Escoces Volante

Ref: ELES180
Red  |  Still  |  14.5% ABV

Norrel Robertson is a master of wine, consulting and making wine around the world. Norrel also owns a little patch of land, high up in the rugged landscape of Calatayud, where he tends to gnarly, old Garnacha vines in poor mineral soils: poetic symbolism for this rebellious Scotsman who won’t be tamed. To look at his labels is to realise his irreverence for the local law. With his wild winemaking techniques, Norrel is making his mark on this region with raw, fantastically assertive Garnacha wines.

 

Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
£111.00
duty paid price: £149.27
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: El Escoces Volante
AppellationAppellation: Calatayud
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Spain
RegionRegion: Aragon
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 14.5%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2020-2029
MaturityMaturity: Young and Lithe
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Syrah, Viognier
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"Spectacular and intense dark fruit on the nose! Blackcurrant, blackberries, cassis, violets, smoke and minerality. On the palate, it is rich and deep but not massive. It has mouth-watering acidity, ripe tannins, and elegant oak integration. I find this vintage more balanced than previous ones. The wine has precise fruit expression. 2018 has been the greatest year for this wine. 18/20." Ferran Centelles

"This is showy and exuberant, more in the style of Guigal than Clape. It's expressive, open, spicy and smoky, with abundant, fine-grained and chalky tannins. It's juicy, full-bodied and manages to keep the freshness and tension. This is still extremely young, and it's going to need a couple of years in bottle to start expressing what it really is. It should age nicely, as it has the stuffing and balance to do so. 95/100." Luis Gutierrez

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

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