White wine, Oak aged
Gratallops - Priorat
Viognier, White Grenache and Chenin Blanc
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Winery: Clos Figueras
Region: Catalonia - D.O.Q. Priorat
Bottle: 75 cl
Grape Varieties: 55% Viognier, 40% White Grenache and 5% Chenin Blanc.
Type: White wine, oak aged.
Alcohol Volume: 14.5%
Serving Temperature: 14º - 15º
Production: Elaborated from 11 – 14 years old vines. 15% fermentation in French oak and aged on its lees in stainless steel for 6 months before bottling after a light filtration. 4500 bottles
Clos Figueras was purchased in 1997 by Charlotte and Christopher Cannan on the recommendation of Réne Barbier, the 18 hectares estate is located just to the north of the famed town of Gratallops. Actually the vineyard include around 2500 of old Grenache and Carignan vines, which are the base for the Clos Figueres, the rest of the vines were planted in 1998 and are the base for the elaboration of Font de la Figuera and Sierras del Priorat.
Tasting Notes: Warm, fresh and fruity, lightly grassy with a hint of spice and mineral. Good round white fruit on the palate, with fine acidity and crisp mineral notes, opens out very well and finishes dry.
Note: For drinking during the next 3 – 4 years.
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