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Ferrer Bobet

Vinyes Velles 2017

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet's Vinyes Velles is an old vine blend of Carignane (74%) and Grenache (26%). It's produced from some of the best steep slate hillside and terraced vineyards in Priorat. Though the "second wine" of Ferrer Bobet, the initial 2005 release put Ferrer Bobet on the wine world map. Two of the most important publications in Spain named it their wine of the year, and accolades came pouring in from Russia, the UK and the US. It launched the Ferrer Bobet mission of creating wines of elegance and purity, and the message has resonated.

Vinous Media "Shimmering violet. A highly perfumed bouquet evokes ripe red berries, cherry pit, incense and candied rose, and a smoky mineral nuance builds in the glass. Sappy and penetrating on the…

Decanter "Sergi Ferrer-Salat and Raül Bobet, with their glorious winery, have always presented a model for the pure, polished expression of Cariñena, in particular their Selecció Especial, a worthy DWWA winner…

Wine Advocate "The 2017 Vinyes Velles was produced with 74% Cariñena and 26% Garnacha from slope vineyards older than 70 years on llicorella slate soils all within the limits of the village…

Ferrer Bobet

Selecció Especial 2017

Priorat, Spain

Selecció Especial is 100% Carignane from hundred year old vines in some of the best vineyards in Priorat, in one of the coolest, steepest and highest elevations of the appellation, factors which contribute to optimal phenolic ripeness and help preserve flavors and acidity. A wine of truly profound fruit and minerality.

Wine Advocate "The top of the range, the 2017 Selecció Especial is pure Cariñena from centenary vines on a "coster" (slope) of llicorella slate in the village of Porrera. The wine matured…

Ferrer Bobet

Priorat 2017

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet Priorat is the second vintage of a Priorat produced primarily from Ferrer Bobet’s own vineyards. It fulfills the vision of elegance, freshness and detail that were the reasons for starting the estate. It is a Carignan based blend, based on low vigor and high quality rootstocks and clones, aiming for perfectly balanced vines.

Wine Advocate "The eponymous 2017 Ferrer-Bobet is a blend of 65% Cariñena, 25% Garnacha, 15% Syrah and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon mostly from their own vines planted between 2004 and 2005 on llicorella…

Vinous Media "Dark ruby. Expressive aromas of blackberry, cherry and licorice on the nose, along with a building touch of spiciness. Smooth in texture and well-concentrated, offering juicy black and blue fruit…

Ferrer Bobet

Vinyes Velles 2016

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet's Vinyes Velles is an old vine blend of Carignane (70%) and Grenache (30%). It's produced from some of the best steep slate hillside and terraced vineyards in Priorat. Though the "second wine" of Ferrer Bobet, the initial 2005 release put Ferrer Bobet on the wine world map. Two of the most important publications in Spain named it their wine of the year, and accolades came pouring in from Russia, the UK and the US. It launched the Ferrer Bobet mission of creating wines of elegance and purity, and the message has resonated.

Vinous Media "Saturated ruby. Expansive, mineral-tinged aromas of black raspberry, cherry cola, vanilla and incense, plus exotic spice and licorice nuances in the background. Sappy and energetic on the palate, offering intense…

Wine Spectator "Impressive, dark-cherry and raspberry aromas here with a very pure impression of perfect ripeness and fragrance. The palate has a focused and succulent core of red cherries and red plums,…

Wine Advocate "As with other wines, the 2016 Vinyes Velles has a little less alcohol and more acidity than the 2015. There is a little more Cariñena, up to 70%, and the…

Ferrer Bobet

Selecció Especial 2016

Priorat, Spain

Selecció Especial is 100% Carignane from hundred year old vines in some of the best vineyards in Priorat, in one of the coolest, steepest and highest elevations of the appellation, factors which contribute to optimal phenolic ripeness and help preserve flavors and acidity. A wine of truly profound fruit and minerality.

Decanter "Made from centenarian vines in Porrera, planted on slate soils. Careful harvest and winemaking, with grain selection. Fermented in large oak vats, then aged in French oak and bottle. Restrained…

Vinous Media "Dark violet. Powerful, spice- and mineral-accented boysenberry, cherry and incense aromas are complemented by suggestions of candied violet, vanilla and licorice. Vibrant and sharply defined on the palate, offering mineral-laced…

Wine Advocate "The expressive 2016 Selecció Especial reminds me of the 2010, with all the baby fat and all the primary notes still there. It seems to have a lot of everything…

Ferrer Bobet

Selecció Especial 2015

Priorat, Spain

Selecció Especial is 100% Carignane from hundred year old vines in some of the best vineyards in Priorat, in one of the coolest, steepest and highest elevations of the appellation, factors which contribute to optimal phenolic ripeness and help preserve flavors and acidity. A wine of truly profound fruit and minerality.

Vinous Media "Deep, glistening ruby. A highly perfumed bouquet features ripe red and blue fruit, exotic spice, vanilla and smoky mineral qualities, and a suave floral note emerges slowly. Palate-staining, alluringly sweet…

Wine Advocate "The 2015 Selecció Especial, pure Cariñena from centenary vines in the village of Porrera, matured in new French oak barrels for 19 months. 2015 was a warm and dry year…

Ferrer Bobet

Priorat 2016

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet Priorat is the second vintage of a Priorat produced primarily from Ferrer Bobet’s own vineyards. It fulfills the vision of elegance, freshness and detail that were the reasons for starting the estate. It is a Carignan based blend, based on low vigor and high quality rootstocks and clones, aiming for perfectly balanced vines.

Vinous Media "Full, bright-rimmed ruby. An expressive bouquet offers fresh cherry and dark fruit and incense qualities, along with a floral nuance and a smoky mineral overtone. A core of zesty acidity…

Wine Advocate (92+) "2016 was a fresher year than 2015, and so the 2016 Ferrer-Bobet is also fresher than the 2015, with a little less alcohol and more acidity. The blend changed a…

Ferrer Bobet

Vinyes Velles 2015

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet's Vinyes Velles is an old vine blend of Carignane (70%) and Grenache (30%). It's produced from some of the best steep slate hillside and terraced vineyards in Priorat. Though the "second wine" of Ferrer Bobet, the initial 2005 release put Ferrer Bobet on the wine world map. Two of the most important publications in Spain named it their wine of the year, and accolades came pouring in from Russia, the UK and the US. It launched the Ferrer Bobet mission of creating wines of elegance and purity, and the message has resonated.

Vinous Media "Opaque violet. Heady, mineral- and spice-accented black and blue fruit and floral scents pick up hints of vanilla and licorice with air. Densely packed cherry, cassis and floral pastille flavors…

Wine Spectator "This red shows flavors of plum, licorice, mountain herb, cocoa and toast. The texture is broad and tender, but firm tannins and balsamic acidity give this backbone."

Jeb Dunnuck "The old vine 2015 Vinyes Velles checks in as a Carignan-dominated blend from vines just outside the village of Porrera that includes one-third Grenache, all of which spent over a…

Decanter "Deep, dark though not saturated black-red. Dense, close-grained aromas of great subtlety and complexity: a sense of stone and savoury depths as well as sweet yet austere black fruits. Deep,…

Wine Advocate "The old-vine cuvée 2015 Vinyes Velles is a blend of 67% Cariñena and 33% Garnacha from 70+-year-old vines on the slopes of the village of Porrera, and it aged in…

James Suckling "This really captures the freshness of the carignan grape with its bright cherry character. Medium-to full-bodied with spice from the grenache and excellent vitality on the long, crisp finish."

Ferrer Bobet

Priorat 2014

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet Priorat is the second vintage of a Priorat produced primarily from Ferrer Bobet’s own vineyards. It fulfills the vision of elegance, freshness and detail that were the reasons for starting the estate. It is a Carignan based blend, based on low vigor and high quality rootstocks and clones, aiming for perfectly balanced vines.

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Ferrer Bobet

Priorat 2015

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet Priorat is the second vintage of a Priorat produced primarily from Ferrer Bobet’s own vineyards. It fulfills the vision of elegance, freshness and detail that were the reasons for starting the estate. It is a Carignan based blend, based on low vigor and high quality rootstocks and clones, aiming for perfectly balanced vines.

Vinous Media "Full ruby. Powerful blueberry, cherry, violet pastille and cola aromas are complemented by subtle mineral and allspice overtones. Concentrated and precise on the palate, offering bitter cherry and dark berry…

Wine Spectator "This red is gentle, with a lively structure and balanced flavors of cherry, mountain herb, licorice and mineral. This delivers harmony and depth."

Jeb Dunnuck "Starting with the 2015 Ferrer Bobet, this blend of 50% Carignan, 25% Grenache, 16% Syrah, and the balance Cabernet Sauvignon sports a deep purple color as well as Rhône-like bouquet…

Wine Advocate "The eponymous red blend 2015 Ferrer-Bobet looks for elegance and freshness as a way to express the character of the terroir. It's a blend of 55% Cariñena, 25% Garnacha, 15%…

James Suckling "More developed than this producer's other wines and slightly dusty, too. But, like them, it's lively on the palate. A good balance of berry fruit, discreet, smoky oak and healthy,…

Related Materials: Ferrer Bobet Priorat 2015 Tech Sheet

Ferrer Bobet

Selecció Especial 2014

Priorat, Spain

Selecció Especial is 100% Carignane from hundred year old vines in some of the best vineyards in Priorat, in one of the coolest, steepest and highest elevations of the appellation, factors which contribute to optimal phenolic ripeness and help preserve flavors and acidity. A wine of truly profound fruit and minerality.

Wine Spectator "Cherry, currant and cola flavors mingle in this firm red. Solid tannins support the broad texture, while balsamic acidity keeps this lively. Shows density and concentration. A bit reserved now,…

Jeb Dunnuck "Made from 100% old vine Cariñena that spent 18 months in French oak, the tiny production 2014 Selecció Especial is another spectacular, singular wine from this estate. Sporting an inky…

Wine Advocate "To catch up on the top of the range, I tasted three vintages, the oldest of which is the 2014 Selecció Especial, pure Cariñena from extremely old vines cropped from…

James Suckling “Stunning black-cherry, licorice and mineral character. Excellent concentration and richness, but still bright and fresh with a very long finish that is packed with great flavors. Made 100 per cent…

Related Materials: Ferrer Bobet Selecció Especial 2014 Tech Sheet

Wine & Spirits Magazine "Around the little town of Porrera there is plenty of old-vine cariñena. The grape thrives in this high-altitude spot. From those steep slate slopes, Ferrer Bobet crafts this bright, luminous…

Ferrer Bobet

Priorat 2013

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet Priorat is the second vintage of a Priorat produced primarily from Ferrer Bobet’s own vineyards. It fulfills the vision of elegance, freshness and detail that were the reasons for starting the estate. It is a Carignan based blend, based on low vigor and high quality rootstocks and clones, aiming for perfectly balanced vines.

Robert Parker Wine Advocate "The straight 2013 Ferrer-Bobet, a new red, is a blend of 48% Cariñena, 22% Garnacha, 23% Syrah and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon and is a kind of homage to the wines…

Ferrer Bobet

Vinyes Velles 2014

Priorat, Spain

Ferrer Bobet Vinyes Velles Priorat is a blend of Carignane (70%) and Grenache (30%) from hundred year old vines in some of the best steep slate hillside and terraced vineyards in Priorat. Though the "second wine" of Ferrer Bobet, the initial 2005 release put Ferrer Bobet on the wine world map. Two of the most important publications in Spain named it their wine of the year, and accolades came pouring in from Russia, the UK and the US.

James Suckling "Super dark-coloured with deep and dense plum and mulberry fruit that is framed in smooth old vine tannins. Good balance. Luscious but focused. Beautiful as always."

Vinous Media "Deep, brilliant violet color. Mineral-accented dark berry liqueur, incense and spicecake aromas are complemented by suggestions of mocha, licorice and candied violet. Seamless and precise on the palate, showing impressive…

Wine Advocate "The 2014 Vinyes Velles, which means "old vines" in the Catalan language, is a blend of 70% Cariñena and 30% Garnacha from vines planted on slopes ("costers") and terraces, mostly…

Wine Spectator "The tender texture masks serious density and a deep core of black cherry, red plum and mountain herb flavors. Well-integrated tannins and fresh but discreet acidity give this tensile strength.…

Jeb Dunnuck "The 2014 Vinyes Velles is a beautiful wine, and certainly up with the crème de la crème in the vintage. Based on 70% Carinyana and 30% Garnacha aged 15 months…