1998 Clos Mogador 750ml

Spain - Catalonia - Priorato/ Red / Regional Blend   |     Watch

WA 94   WS 91   JR 18   Collector 94
1998 Clos Mogador  Front View
This wine is currently sold out. However, many times we can still locate this wine for you. Use the contact form below to request assistance.
You can also bid on this wine. Contact us to learn how.

Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Advocate | Rating: 94

Perhaps the finest Clos Mogador to date, this inky purple-colored 1998 (40% Grenache, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, and 5% Mourvedre and Petit Verdot) boasts a huge nose of blueberries, blackberries, minerals, and vanillin. It is a wine of great purity, intensity, and mass, with extraordinary richness, a blockbuster mid-palate, and a whoppingly long finish. This decadent offering requires a few more years to fully develop.

Drink Dates: 2003-2020
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 136

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio


Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

Rich, deep, and supple as velvet, this inky red is concentrated yet plush, with thick yet graceful flavors of plums, coffee and toast. Accessible now, but it has the muscle to last. 625 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2001-2010
Author: Thomas Matthews


Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio


Jancis Robinson | Rating: 18

Much more obviously ripe than the 1995 and sweeter. Almost overripe. Tannins very well covered. This wine was still made in Barbier's above-ground premises, before he had excavated his underground cellar.

Drink Dates: 2002-2010
Author: Jancis Robinson


Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 94
Author: Jito72
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 12/23/2008
Drink Dates: 2005-2012
Excellent, still young but in mature condition. Ready to drink, a classic Priorat.

Average rating: 92, based on 4 reviews
More Vintages and Sizes of Clos Mogador :

Collector Data For This Wine

167 bottles owned by 69 collectors.

  The Vinfolio Difference  

Since its founding in 2003, Vinfolio has brought the rarest and highest-quality wines to the the collector market. Located in San Francisco and Napa, we are a company of wine experts who understand and value the importance of wine provenance. Our premium supplier relationships and first-in-class technology help us protect your wine from sourcing through shipping with extraordinary care that only we can provide. Don't trust your fine wine with anything less!

Learn More

About This Producer


Rene Barbier of Clos Mogador has earned a place at the top of this region's producer list. He extracts juice of great structure and power from his fruit, all with the help of an olive press, which ensures even higher concentration from the already highly concentrated Priorat varietals. Minimal yields of 80-year old Carinena, as well as younger Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, and Syrah are are hand-harvested from the schist soils in the village of Gratallops. Clos Mogador produces limited quantities of three wines: Clos Mogador (35% Garnacha, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, and 10% Carinena); Clos Manyetes (70% Carinena, 20% Garnacha, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Syrah); and Clos Nelin Joven (50% Garnacha Blanca, 30% Viognier, and 20% Pinot Noir).

See other similar producers: Finca Allende, Vega Sicilia

VinCellar Collectors Who Own This Wine Also Own

Recommended For You

Loading, please wait...
 

Get early access to new arrivals and special offers