Winery: Celler Cal Pla
Region: Catalonia (D.O.Q. Priorat)
Grape Varieties: Grenache, Carignan and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Type: Red wine, oak aged
Alcohol Volume: 15%
Serving Temperature: 16º - 18º
Production: Sourced from younger vineyards facing north-west, planted on terraces or steep slopes, at an altitude of 450 meters above the sea level. The plots are located around the Village of Porrera in the appellation of Priorat in the Catalonian region. Harvested manually; average production of 1.5 kg per vine. The wine has been aged for 12 months in used oak barriques, partly French oak and partly American oak.
Celler Cal Pla is a family owned winery, that dates back to 1814, since then, up to seven generations have been growing vines and making wines. The name Cal Pla is the name of the house and of the family, now passed on to the wines. All the wines are produced from grapes grown in their own vineyards and bottled in their Celler.
Tasting Notes: Well defined nose of red berry jam, cassis, spices and mineral notes. Lovely intensity of sweet jammy black fruits with hints of spice. Rich and intense, full-bodied palate, soft- textured and well integrated tannins. Good balance between fruit and wood.
Notes: It can be enjoyed at this point or it can be given an additional 8 – 10 years cellaring.
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