Torres Mas La Plana Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Cabernet Sauvignon from Spain

Price: $63.00 $48.99
Save $14.01 (22%)
Item No. 105417
  • WE93
  • ST90
Style: Big & Bold

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.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Intense aroma showing all the classic characteristics of the native land of Mas La Plana, together with notes of truffle, toast and wild red berry conserve. Great body and breadth on the palate, with juicy tannins that become balanced and elegant.

This wine's noble and healthy tannins will complement the best meat and game dishes. Serve at 62 - 64 ºF.

Critical Acclaim

"Mocha, toasty smoke and pure berry aromas ring the bell, and the palate follows with fine balance and flavors of vanilla-infused raspberry, plum and cassis. A little rich and creamy now but still structured and ageable for another 10 years. A seriously good Spanish Cabernet with world-class character. Best from 2013–2018.
Cellar Selection"
93 Points

"Bright ruby. Slightly warm aromas of dried redcurrant and cherry are complemented by cedar and pipe tobacco. Very cabernet in character, offering lively red fruit flavors and a touch of bitter chocolate. Dusty tannins add shape to the smoky, focused, persistent finish. "
90 Points

Learn About Torres Map ItMap It

In 1870, when the Torres family founded its wine-making and exporting company, they understood the importance of both respecting traditions and maintaining the utmost quality of their products. Today, thanks to this hundred year old commitment, Bodegas Torres is a strong leader in the Spanish wine and brandy industry.

Learn About Other Spain

The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market. The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...

Read More About Other Spain

Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

Read More About Cabernet Sauvignon

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