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Gran Cruor Seleccion 2011 Especial Caranyena Priorat

– Casa Gran del Siurana’s Gran Cruor 2005, with a score of 94 points, is the best Spanish Syrah according to the Guía Peñín 2010. This result was advanced in the September 2009 issue of the magazine Sibaritas, whose cover report analyzed the Syrah wines that have scored more than 91points at the tastings. The Peñín Guide to Spanish Wines is the most sold and the most influential wine guide in Spain. No other Syrah wine has reached the 94 points scored by Gran
Cruor 2005. It is also remarkable that the vintage 2006 is the second best wine in the ranking with a
score of 93 points:  “One of the kings of Spanish Syrah wines (…) is Casa Gran del Siurana’s
Gran Cruor (Priorat), which appears twice in the ranking: 2005 vintage is in the lead with a score of
94 points, while the 2006 vintage has reached 93 points”.
• “From an atypical (for the area) and substantial Syrah, Gran Cruor was born (Cruor means
“tears of blood”) – three thousand bottles that bring tears, but of joy.”
Vino + Gastronomía (Spain), 2007
• “The minerals appear with all the class of a great wine from the area, and its finish is long.”
Vivir el Vino 2008 (Spain)

2008 The Wine Advocate, May 2011  91+ PARKER POINTS

2007 The Wine Advocate, May 2011  92 PARKER POINTS

2004 The Wine Advocate, May 2011 94 PARKER POINTS
2007 Guía Peñín 2011 92 points. Excellent wine.
2006 The Wine Advocate, April 2010 90 PARKER POINTS
2006 La Guía TodoVino 2010 1 Lacre. Excellent wine.
2006 Guía Peñín 2010 93 points. Excellent wine.
2005 Guía Peñín 2010 94 points. Excellent wine.
BEST SPANISH SYRAH 2010
2006 Guía Proensa 2010 92 points
2005 La Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2010  9,21 points
2006 Anuario de Vinos El País 2010 4 racimos (90-94 points)
2005 The Wine Advocate, May 2011  92+ PARKER POINTS
2005 Guía Peñín 2009 93 points. Excellent wine.
2005 La Guía TodoVino 2009 1 Lacre. Only 12 Priorat wines got this distinction
2005 Guía Proensa 2009 91 points
2005 Guía de Vinos Gourmets 2009 HONOUR BOARD
2005 Sobremesa, December 2008 93 points. A Great Wine. A Sure Bet.
2005 Sibaritas, December 2008 – January
2009
93 points. Excellent. Uncommon.
2004 Guía Vivir el Vino 2008 93 points. Very Good Wine
2004 La Guía TodoVino 2008 1 Lacre. Excellent wine

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