Juicy fruit driven Syrah, with spicy notes... Tremendous value.
Situated in western Romania just to the east of the town of Timisoara, Cramele Recas is a very impressive new winery on an old site. In the last 10 years, both the vineyard and winery have been completely, and exhaustively modernised in order to be able to fully control the production process using the latest methods. The winery has been fully fitted out with stainless steel , automatic temperature controlled tanks for fermenting and storing the wine. The primary vinification facility has been completely renewed with the best possible equipment for gently crushing, destemming, pressing the grapes- in order to be able to maintain all the quality in the grapes. Contains Sulphites.
Englishman, Philip Cox and his Romanian wife Elvira, have put in a huge amount of work into transforming their land into a modern winemaking haven. The results are outstanding wines that can stand shoulder to shoulder with their peers from around the world.
Tasting Note: Elegant dark fruits, bitter cherry, blackberry with a hint of smokey vanilla. Dense palate with rich with notes of blackcurrant, black peppercorns and layers of fruit. Fine tannins and a long velvety finish.
Critics: Jancis Robinson 15.2/20 (average producer score),