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  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    2025-2050
  • Food Pairing

    Grilled Beef Tenderloin with roasted bellpeppers, Aged Cheddar & Roasted venison

The Story

Mas La Plana is a 29-hectare vineyard located in the heart of Penedès. The Cabernet Sauvignon vines were planted by Miguel A. Torres back in 1966. The vineyard has very deep, dark and yellowish brown soils. The topsoil is rich in sand and stones while the subsoil is gravel.

In the Paris Wine Olympiad, the 1970 vintage triumphed over some of the most famouswines in the world, including Chateau Latour. This success has been repeated on several other occasions, with Gran Coronas Mas La Plana notching up numerous other international awards.

Appellation: DO Penedès (Mas La Plana vineyard, Alt Penedès, Catalunya)

Year vines planted: 1964-1979

Surface area: 29 ha/72 acres

Elevation: 225 m

Slope: 0-5%

Orientation: South East

Yield: 4,593 Kg/ha. Grape clusters are selected manually

Soil: Deep, yellowish grey-brown alluvial soils that are well-drained and have a moderate water holding capacity. Made up of alternating layers of gravel, sand and clay.

Percipitation: Annual average rainfall (historical): 549 mm

Temperature: Annual average temperature (historical): 14.3ºC

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Wine Information

Generally speaking, 2016 was a dry year, especially during the summer months when rainfall levels were 64% below average. Temperatures were regular, and despite a cool growth season, they fell within normal range during maturation.

Percipitation: Annual total rainfall (current vintage): 455 mm

Temperature: Annual average temperature (current vintage): 14.6ºC

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Average Bottle Price

2020
60€

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Dark purple colour with violet hue and almost black core. Aromatic and expressive nose, ripe blackberries and blackcurrants, fine toasting aroma, dark chocolate and hints of fresh ground coffee in the background. Fine peppery spiciness. On the palate well structured and balanced with ripe tannins, mild acidity, juicy fruit and fine toasted character. Excellent structure with convincing depth and length, quite opulent yet elegant.

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Origin

Catalunya, Penedès

Grapes

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Drinking temperature

17-18C

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