Mas Donís Negre

Tasting note:

Medium ruby with flecks of violet. Lovely perfum of liquor-like cherry and red berries; spicy cake; ripe and complex; medium body; pure fruit seduction and charm; fine finish with ripe soft tannins and nicely refreshing aftertaste.

Food pairing: 

Chicken, salads, BBQ, - a fresh, crisp, and lively summer Red, to be slightly cooled

Grape varieties: 

50% Grenache
20% Tempranillo
15% Merlot
10% Cabernet Sauvignon
 5% Samsó (carignan)

Temperature controlled fermentation (24-28ºC)
Both varieties were vinified separately in stainless steel tanks
Maceration: 6-8 days
Malo-lactic fermentation in tank
Cold stabilized, light filtration
Soft fining before bottling

Grenache aged in stainless Steel tanks
Syrah aged for 2 months in American and French oak barrels

Grenache and Carignan vines (10-25 years old) from diferent parts of the valley
Syrah: 5-10 years
Soil in the lower vineyards is alluvial while the higher vineyards and all terraces and slopes are on poor, mineral, stony soil based with some granite and slate.
altitude: 150-450m

Harvest lasts from early september until mid october
1kg -1,5kg per vine
40-50hl per ha

13,5 % vol. Alcohol
5,2 g/l acidity (tartaric)
<2 g/l residual sugar

30.000 botellas (75cl.)

Guía Peñín 2019:

  • Mas Donís Negre 2017: 86p. ¡4 Estrellas! Buena relación calidad-precio

La Guía de vins de Catalunya 2018:

  • Mas Donis Negre 2016: 8.85p.

Guía Peñín 2018:

  • Mas Donis Negre 2016:86 p. ¡4 Estrellas! Buena relación calidad-precio

Decanter Agost 2017:

  • Mas Donis Negre 2016: 91p

La Guía de vins de Catalunya 2017:

  • Mas Donis Negre 2015: 9,16p.

Guía Peñin 2017:

  • Mas Donis Negre 2015:  87 p.

La Guía de vins de Catalunya 2016:

  • Mas Donis Negre 2014: 8,46p.

Guía Peñín de los Vinos de España 2016

  • Mas Donís 2014: 84p

La Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2015:

  • Mas Donís Negre (2013): 7,50p. Animal, Potent i Amarg

“Guía Peñín de los Vinos de España 2015”

  • Mas Donís 2013: 85p. 4*

“Selection wine tasting”; 2014

  • Mas Donís negre 2013: 3 stars: very good , silver medal

"Guía Vinos Imbatibles", 2014, Spain, David Seijas:

  • Mas Donís negre 2012

"LA GUIA de vins de Catalunya", 2014:

  • Mas Donís negre 2012, 9.03p: Fresc/ Orginal/ Llaminer

"Guía Peñín de los vinos de España", 2014, Spain:

  • Mas Donís 2012 86p Vino muy Bueno  80% Garnacha, 20% Syrah. Color cereza, borde violáceo. Aroma equilibrado, fruta madura, hierbas silvestres. Boca sabroso, frutoso, fácil de beber.

Guía José Peñín 2013, España:

  • Vino muy bueno: 86p"Mas Donís 2011" Color cereza, borde violáceo. Aroma cálido, fruta madura, especiado. Boca buena acidez, amargoso, cálido.

Guía José Peñín 2002, España:

  • Muy bueno: “Mas Donís´2000”

Guía José Peñín 1999, España:

  • Excelente:  “Mas Donís´96”

”Jancis Robinson – Web site ”2001:

  • “Celler de Capçanes:…es este maravilloso productor. …. Mas Collet …  Costers del Gravet…Mas Donis…Todos estos vinos merecen ser saborados antes  que bebidos…”
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