TASTE WITH ALEX PRIORAT DOQ – MERUM PRIORATI 2016


The new episode of Taste with Alex: Priorat DOQ – MERUM Priorati 2016 is out!

If you’re looking for…

  • support in your WSET tasting practice
  • workshop to discover the art of wine tasting
  • wine tasting with a friend at your side (virtually)
  • fun facts to convey to your entourage afterwards

Then, I‚Äôve got you covered!

Let’s dive into the tasting of Priorat DOQ 2016 from Merum Priorati!!

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taste with alex priorat doq 2016
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Deep ruby colour

Defined aromas with pronounced intensity

Ripe & cooked red fruit (strawberry, cherry, raspberry), black fruit (black plum, blueberry, blackberry), spice (black pepper, liquorice), minerality (pencil lead, granite, stones, crushed gravel), oak (coffee beans, chocolate, smoke), herbs (medicinal herbs, sage, dried herbs) and bottle ageing (leather, game, caramel)

Dry, medium(+) acidity, medium(+) slightly grainy but velvety tannins, high alcohol, full body, long finish

Flavours of pronounced intensity with strawberry, cherry, raspberry, black plum, blueberry, blackberry, black pepper, liquorice, stones, crushed gravel, sage, médicinal herbs, mint, coffee beans, chocolate, leather, game and bacon

Outstanding wine: juicy, spicy and concentrated

To serve at 15-18¬įC

To drink now or save until 2031

With duck shepherd’s pie, aubergine moussaka, chicken with ceps & peppers in olive oil, grilled lamb with dried herbs & aubergines, cheddar or Saint Nectaire,…

Fun fact: Heroic viticulture in Priorat means vines are planted on steep stony slopes (5-60% gradient), called ¬ę¬†costers¬†¬Ľ. Narrow terraces result in all work done by hand.


Have you enjoyed this episode of Taste with Alex: Priorat DOQ – Merum Priorati 2016? Have you ever tried wines from the region? Did you know viticulture was considered heroic there?

Let me know in the comments below!

P.S.: Want more Spanish wines? Check it out my tasting on this Sumoll, which is super rare!!


DEGUSTE AVEC ALEX : PRIORAT DOQ – MERUM PRIORATI 2016

déguste avec Alex : PRIORAT doq 2016
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Rubis intense

Ar√īmes d√©finis d’intensit√© prononc√©e

Fruits rouges m√Ľrs et cuits (fraise, cerise, framboise), fruits noirs (prune bleue, myrtille, m√Ľre), √©pices (poivre noir, r√©glisse), min√©ralit√© (mine de crayon, granite, pierres), bois (grains de caf√©, chocolat, fum√©e), herbes (herbes m√©dicinales, sauge, herbes s√©ch√©es) et vieillissement en bouteille (cuir, gibier, caramel)

Sec, acidité moyenne(+), tanins moyens(+) encore rugueux mais veloutés, alcool fort, corps puissant, fin de bouche longue

Saveurs d’intensit√© prononc√©e : fraise, cerise, framboise, prune bleue, myrtille, m√Ľre, poivre noir, r√©glisse, pierres, sauge, herbes m√©dicinales, menthe, grains de caf√©, chocolat, cuir, gibier et bacon

Excellent vin, fruité, épicé et concentré

Servir √† 15-18¬įC

√Ä boire ou √† garder jusqu’en 2031

Hachis parmentier de canard, moussaka d’aubergines, poulet aux c√®pes et poivrons √† l’huile d’olive, agneau grill√© aux herbes proven√ßales et aubergines, cheddar ou Saint Nectaire,…

Le saviez-vous ? La viticulture est h√©ro√Įque √† Priorat car les vignes sont plant√©es sur des pentes escarp√©es (5-60% d’inclinaisaon), appel√©es ¬ę¬†costers¬†¬Ľ. Des terraces √©troites obligent √† faire tout le travail √† la main.


Tu as aim√© cette note de d√©gustation du Priorat DOQ 2016 de chez Merum Priorati ? Connaissais-tu les vins de cette r√©gion ? Savais-tu que la viticulture y √©tait consid√©r√©e comme h√©ro√Įque ?

Dis-le-moi en commentaire !

P.S. : Tu veux découvrir un autre vin espagnol ? Ce Sumoll est super rare !

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