2014 Clos la Rae
60% Garnatxa, 30% Syrah & 10% Carinyena
Old vines of Carinyena and Garnatxa on the high elevation, unterraced hillsides outside of Porrera facing north and east. The younger vine Syrah is the planted in the lowlands.
Primary and malolactic fermentations in temperature controlled vats followed by 14-16 months in French Allier oak barrels (225l & 500l).
TASTING NOTES |
A deep, intense blackberry color with black cherry on the nose complimented by aromas of stone, white pepper and herbs, a unique bouquet that is distinctively Priorat. Filled with ripe fruit, some meaty/gamy notes, liquid mineral, spice, and smooth tannin around the edges.
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