Red Wine oak aged
CELLER CAL PLA
OTHER VINTAGE AVAILABLE: 2010
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Winery: Celler Cal Pla
Region: Catalonia (D.O.Q. Priorat)
Grape Varieties: 50% Grenache and 50% Carignan
Type: Red wine, oak aged
Alcohol Volume: 15%
Serving Temperature: 16º - 18º
Production: Sourced from a 100 + years old vines, facing south, planted on terraces or steep slopes at an altitude of 500 meters above the sea level. The plots are located around the Village of Porrera in the apellation of Priorat in the Catalonian region. Harvested manually at very low yields; with only an average of 0.5kg per vine. The wine has been aged for 16 months in new French oak barriques.
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. 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: Extremely complex and expressive nose showing good fruit, black cherry and black plum, spices and mineral notes. Dense, mineral with a lovely intensity of sweet black fruited palate. Good character and expression of region and vintage.
Notes: Would improve greatly with an hour´s decanting 2 hours ahead. The wine has a very good ageing potential. This wine will keep very well during the next 13 - 14 years and will gain even more complexity with the time in bottle.
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