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Restaurant – El Celler can Rocca

January 16, 2017

It is my second visit to this “#1 best restaurant of the world”… Not only the food is great, but they also have an amazing cellar and wine list… we took our fair share of the rare and exquisite wines 🙂

2011 Domaine Ramonet Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru La Boudriotte
Light nose of citrus, mineral… Very delicate citrus, mineral finish, very feminine wine, not overpowering (90 points)

2010 Domaine Roulot Meursault Les Tillets
Very mineral nose, buttery, yellow apple, hint of eucalyptus… Very concentrated, laser sharp acidity, grany smith apple, huge lenght of 30 sec!! (94 points)

2012 Familia Nin-Ortiz Priorat Selma de Nin
Very nice nose of grilled hazelnuts, yellow apple, citrus, mineral… Wow grany Smith apple, white peach, grilled hazelnut, very fat and long aftertaste, nice mineral finish. (94 points)

2011 La Granja Nuestra Señora de Remelluri Rioja Blanco
Nose of cutted grass, white flowers, green pepers… Nice fatness, very concentrated, loads of glycerine, apple and citrus finish, very powerful, went very well with the maquereau! (92 points)

2014 Suertes del Marqués Valle de la Orotava El Ciruelo
Very pinot noir nose, light red cherries, sandalwood, very animal… very fresh red berries, light tannins, very Burgundian wine. (91 points)

2011 Viñedos de Páganos Rioja El Puntido
Beautiful and huge nose of ripe blackberries, nice integrated vanilla, exotic wood… Blackberries and strawberries, very elegant with 30 sec lenght, nice freshness very elegant!! (95 points)

2013 Clos Erasmus Priorat
Wow wow wow, I’m almost crying!! Huge saline nose, iodine, strawberries, oriental spices… Very very mineral, elegant, ripe red berries, very saline, very complex, very feminine and 45 seconds finish!! (100 points)

2015 Còsmic Vinyaters Carignan Essencia
Huge nose of almonds, marzipan, nuts, brown sugar… Huuuuge acidity, citrus, brown sugar, lenght of 60 seconds. Such a freshness, one of the discoveries of the year! (97 points)

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