Onix Priorat 2006

Rhone Red Blends from Priorat, Spain

Price: $18.29 $14.79
Save $3.50 (19%)
Item No. 91906
  • ST88
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

"Bright red. Spicy, mineral-accented raspberry on the nose. Fresh, lucid red berry flavors are complicated by floral pastille and anise, and finish with good acid cut and lift. Seems devoid of tannins."
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
88 Points

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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
The Priorat region is known for the deep richness of its wines, and the Onix delivers a full-bodied experience at a very affordable price. We're drank it next to wines two and three times as expensive and it holds up. A very affordable option for everyday opulence.
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Learn About Onix

Vinicola del Priorat has spent a great deal of money in upgrading its facilities with the latest in winemaking technology. After years of selling their wines in bulk to the rest of the producers in Priorato, they hired a young and dynamic winemaker, and started producing high-quality bottled wines. In summary, it has been a complete overhaul. The winery is located in the town of...

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Learn About Priorat

(pree-ohr-aht) The Catalans call it Priorat, most others in Spain say Priorato - however you choose to pronounce it, it's easy to see it has been an up-and-coming region for Spain, sparking envy among collectors. The region has become something of a cult wine producer, creating wines that cost up to 5 times that of a quality Rioja. The region has a special soil, called...

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Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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