Dido Blanc

Dido Blanc
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Dido Blanc
Organic
White wine Barrel. 9 months in separate containers.

Available vintages of Dido Blanc

  • Dido Blanc 2015
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Characteristics of Dido Blanc

Dido Blanc is a white wine from the D.O Montsant produced by Venus la Universal. This wine is a blend of Macabeo (50%), Garnacha Blanca (40%) and Xarelo (10%).

The grapes used for Dido Blanc originate from different estates situated in D.O. Montsant. Two of the estates possess vines older than 70 years old, in the third, where the varieties Garnacha Blanca and Macabeo are cultivated, the vines are 25 years of age.

After the harvest, the grapes are transported quickly to the winery. 15% of the grapes are macerated with their skins for 3 to 5 days in open barrels, the other 20% are macerated also with skins for 24 hours and the remainder is pressed.

Once the must is obtained, the wine is aged for 8-9 months. The 30% rest in amphora jars and the remaining 70% rests in the barrel.

Venus la Universal is one of the most prestigious wineries of Montsant. It was founded in Falset in 1999.

Alcohol: 14.5%
Serve at 10ºC
Pairing
White fish in sauce, Grilled white fish, Poultry, Fish rices, Baked white fish, Cod

Tasting notes Dido Blanc

Sight Pale yellow with greenish and golden hues. Thick tear, clean and bright. Nose Notes of apple and tropical fruit. Herbal and patisserie aromas. Taste Fresh and with body, fruity notes and good acidity. Good persistence and herbal undertones.
Sight The tasting repport of this wine is being translated. Meanwhile, you can check the Spanish version.
Sight Nice and bright straw yellow colour with light green reflections. Nose Dido is an elegant and intense mineral wine. When it opens up, the notes of white and tropical fruit are felt along with the aromas of Mediterranean herbs mixed with a mineral touch on a good background of smoked, roasted and snuff notes. A very harmonious bouquet.
Taste Elegant and complex wine which coats the mouth. It has a very wide and bulky attack and a silky and tasty, very fresh mid palate. The notes of fruit are released with strength along with some herbal aromas on an impressive mineral background. Excellent acidity and a very long and very persistent finish with a rich mineral background. Very elegant, very mineral and tasty white wine from Montsant. A very enjoyable wine. 
Sight Very bright, pale straw yellow. Nose Mineral aromas, with a long taste of the terroir. Notes of smoked, ripe fruit and herbal touches. Taste Elegant and powerful attack, with an unctuous mid palate. It fills the mouth with fruity flavours and touches of citrus that grow stronger little by little. Good acidity. Long and persistent finish and a herbal aftertaste. An elegant and delicious Montsant white wine.

Ratings

  • Decántalo 93
  • Decántalo 93
  • Parker 93
  • Parker 92
  • Decántalo 90
  • Decántalo 90
  • Decántalo 92
  • Peñin 93
  • Proensa 90

Ratings for the vintages from the D.O. Montsant

2011 Very good
2010 Very good
2009 Very good
2008 Very good
2007 Excellent
2006 Excellent
2005 Very good
2004 Excellent
2003 Very good
2002 Very good
2001 Very good
2000 Very good
1999 Very good
1998 Excellent
1997 Very good
1996 Good
1995 Very good
1994 Excellent
1993 Good
1992 Good

Reviews

D.O. Montsant

Winery Venus La Universal

The DO Montsant is situated in the province of Tarragona, surrounding the DOQ Priorat. Although a young Denominación de Origen, The DO Monstant is located in a land with a large history in winemaking. The wines, mostly reds, are typically made with Grenache and Carignan grapes and are authentic, wild and artisanal. Wines produced in this region are usually extremely good value given the high quality.

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