"Perelada has been producing wines since the fourteenth century. The castle and its estates has been owned by the Mateu family since 1923. Its founder Miguel Mateu passed away in 1972 and left his son-in-law Arturo Suque at the helm. Today Perelada is producing world class cava and superb still
Stephen Tanzer 89 "(bottled in July of 2013): Pale bright yellow. Classic lemon and oyster shell aromas. Broad, supple and creamy, offering a gently saline oyster shell quality. This fine-grained wine would make a lovely introduction to Chablis for the uninitiated. Faiveley made 2,000 cases but
Wine Spectator 90"Cherry, currant, wild herb, leather and tobacco aromas and flavors are supported by a firm structure in this intense red, which is fresh, with fruit, mineral and earth notes lingering on the finish."
Wine Advocate 92 "It's interesting to see the 2011 and 2012 vintages of Las Gravas together as this 2011 starts with reductive aromas (energetic decanting is not out of the place) and also closed, with lactic notes and ripe fruit. With a very dark, concentrated and ripe full-bodied palate, it is
Wine Advocate 91 "Light pink/salmon in color, with classic orange blossom, melon and tangerine aromas and flavors, as well as that salty minerality that's common from rosé from the region, Domaine Terrebrune's 2014 Bandol Rose is medium-bodied, juicy, rounded and nicely textured, with bright
Wine Spectator 91 "Peach, quince and lime flavors mingle with ginger, briny and mineral notes in this savory white. Mouthwatering acidity gives this energy and drive. Firm and focused. Drink now through 2020. 2,000 cases made." "An intense and complex nose of ripe fruits, lime, fennel and mint.
Vinous Media 91 "(fermented in stainless steel tanks, followed by a year in French oak barrels) Inky ruby. Vibrant, spice-accented cherry and blackberry scents take on a floral topnote. Smoky and penetrating on the palate, offering gently sweet black and blue fruit and mocha flavors that unfold and