Red Wine aged
Vi de Vila
Carignan, Grenache, Syrah and Merlot
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Region: Catalonia - D.O.Q. Priorat
Grape Varieties: 70% Carignan, 15% Grenache, 10% Syrah and Merlot
Type: Red wine, oak aged
Alcohol Volume: 14.5%
Serving Temperature: 16º - 18º
Production: Small production elaborated by the Duran brothers, Diego and Eduardo, from low-yielding Centenarian vines of Carignan and Grenache sourced from a tiny plot of just 2.5 ha located in the district of Porrera, which they are organically farming on a very steep slope with a gradient of almost 60% and compose of the characteristic “llicorella” or slate soils. The Syrah and Merlot grapes are sourced from younger vines of about 20 years of age. Small production of just 1307 bottles
85% of the wine has spent 18 months in new and second year French oak barrels, the other 15% has spent 18 motnhs in crystal demijohns under the water, the wine is commercialized as "Vi de Vila". The new legislation introduced in 2009 by the DOQ Priorat which recognizes and protects each region´s different characteristics, vinicultural, climatic, soil, etc.... with the purpose of highlighting their characteristics.
Tasting notes: Delicious Grenache nose, rounded and ripe, mature black cherry, jammy fruit, raisins, liquorice, floral notes with a light toasted touch. Creamy with succulent rich dark fruit palate, sweet raising, minerality, chocolate and spice, very firm, fresh structure with great balance.
Notes: It is recommended to decant the wine before serving.
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