Priorat is a small wine region in Catalonia known for its intensely-flavored red wines. An area with a long history, Priorat's difficult mountainside location kept the region fairly obscure until just a few decades ago; now, it produces some of the most acclaimed wines in Spain.
La Fosca de Priorat 2019, 750ml, 14,5%
Mainly Garnacha with small amounts of Cariñena, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
10 months in French oak barrels.
Rich and tasty wine, with great balance, elegance and harmony. Right amount of acidity emphasizes its drinkability and leave pleasant aftertaste.
Perinet Priorat 2016, 750ml, 15%
15 months on new French oak.
The grapes for this wine come from two of Perinet’s estate vineyards: Mas d’en Xes and Mas Vell. Mas d’en Xes has a north-facing slope planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Mas d’en Xes includes a northeast-facing natural amphitheatre near the base of the Montsant mountain range planted with Garnatxa and Carinyena. Mas Vell is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.
Deep ruby color with a hint of purple. On the nose performs ripe red fruit, a touch of a balsamic character, featuring baking spices from the French oak barrels, along with coconut and vanilla from the American oak barrels. Notes of black currant and raspberry, nicely integrated tannins fill the palate, while showcasing Priorat's famous soil, llicorella, for a lasting finish.
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