Tast del Decenni of 2004 in 2014

by  |  10-05-2014

Last week I was one of the lucky few to be invited to the annual Tast del Decenni in the Priorat comarca. Essentially what this is, is a taste of the wines from a decade ago from both the DOQ Priorat as well as starting in 2012, DO Montsant. There were 24 wines as well as one guest to be tasted and this being 2014, all of the wines were from the 2004 vintage. The goal was simply to see how these wines aged over the last 10 years and evaluate their evolution via a system devised by Vitec. It’s a fascination journey as these wines (of both DOs, not just Priorat) have the potential for long aging. Many of the aged wines aren’t even put on the market until three or four years after they’re produced and so this tasting, 10 years later presents a small window for those […]
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