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Furvus 2017

Furvus

2017
Montsant (Spain)
92
PEÑÍN

Although what is meant by a “feminine wine” is always a bit delicate and a little confused, you are ...

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/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Furvus 2017

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

15.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

Although what is meant by a “feminine wine” is always a bit delicate and a little confused, you are sure to immediately understand when we say that Furvus is a feminine wine.

Vinyes Domènech wines are characterised by their smoothness and subtlety, and Furvus is no exception: it is perfumed, showing refined minerality on the nose, combined with delicate aromas of red fruits, cranberries and plums; it has finesse and generosity, and its tannins are present but mellowed and elegant. An absolute delight.

Furvus starts life in a landscape of outstanding beauty, between two fine mountain ranges, the Llaberia and the Montalt, with the Mediterranean Sea to the back and Montsant to the north, and its Mediterranean personality is unquestionable: it is warm and fresh on the nose (you may detect notes of pine kernels, and resin possibly…, others may smell damp leaves – definitely aromas of trees and woods), and creamy on the palate, with a pleasant texture that surely must come from that velvety Hairy Garnacha, and smoothness from the Merlot and, of course, from a job well done. Don’t be fooled by its pale colour, a ruby red of medium intensity: it is a fully-rounded wine, with plenty of depth and a lengthy, persistent aftertaste, leaving us with a slight vanilla finish.

NOTE: Opening the bottle and decanting the wine half an hour before serving is recommended.

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:16ºC

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by: josep d'Olesa (19/07/2019) - Vintage 2016

Picota granate bien cubierta.

De notable complejidad en nariz, con aromas de fruta negra, balsámicos, agradables tostados y cierto resabio rústico que imprime carácter. Ideal para el final de una comida con chocolate y quesos cremosos de vaca o de oveja.

by: alandcats@hotmail.co.uk (08/02/2019) - Vintage 2015

Brilliant wine

We like this wine. We had it on a nice holiday and we luckily found it for sale on Vinisimus.

by: Willi (27/03/2019) - Vintage 2015

Super Roter

Ein hervorragender Rorwein; nach einem Steakessen in Cambrils, habe ich eine Kiste für Zuhause geordert. So richtig zum Genießen; hola

by: josep d'Olesa (12/10/2017) - Vintage 2014

gran vino, una garnacha frutosa,

un vino con un gran equilibrio entre potencia y finura, que demuestra además la excepcionalidad de algunos viñedos del Montsant. Si estuviéramos en la Borgoña, lo definiríamos, al igual que a su semejante Tros Blanc, como un Grand Cru, por su innegable personalidad y la especificidad de su origen

by: Xiaogio (23/01/2017) - Vintage 2013

Muy buen vino

Un gran ejemplo de los buenos vinos que se hacen actualmente en Montsant. Según mi opinión Furvus es uno los mejores vinos para probar de esta zona. Es muy intenso de sabor, muy sabroso y con mucho cuerpo.

Vinyes Domènech

Vinyes Domènech

Joan Ignasi Domènech, who owns the winery, is a businessman whose only previous link with the wine world at the beginning was that his family came from Falset (Priorat). In 2002, attracted by the fascinating world of wine and with the full support of his wife and two sons, he created his own winery: Vinyes Domènech, which is a truly exemplary estate with10 ha of vineyards situated in an environment of great ecological interest (the whole15 ha estate lies within a protected na...