Glorious Priorat wine full of dark and red fruit flavours, typical minerality and at the same time freshness and elegance. It will suit generous Sunday lunches as well as steak dinners, lamb dishes and even more light but meaty ones.
Harvest: Morning hand-harvest in 9kg boxes
Grape varieties: 50 % Cariñena/Samsó (aka Carignan or Samsó) 50 % Garnacha (Grenache)
Denominación de Origen Cualificada: Priorat
Subzone: Gratallops, Poboleda, Vilella Baixa & Bellmunt.
Vineyards: Vines plante don steep slopes and terraces between 280 & 400 meters altitude. SOils a mixture of slate (locally known as licorella) and clay/limestone. Microclimate is dry mediterranean.
Harvest date: Mid-September
Vintage report 2014: Spring rains, a coolish year
Winery: Grapes destemmed by hand and kept in. Placed in tanks between 500 & 1000ltr and gravity pressed. Wild yeast ferment. Length of maceration depending on each vineyard parcel. Light extraction by foot pressing
Ageing: 12 months, on the lees in s/steel tank
Alcohol: 14.5 %.
Volatile acidity: 0.4 g/l
Total acidity: 6.2 g/l
So2 Total: 9 mg/l