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Red wine crianza
Carinyena, Garnacha and Cabernet Sauvginon
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Region: DOQ Priorat
Bottle: 75 cl
Grape Varieties: Carignan, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon
Type: Red wine with crianza
Alcohol Volume: 15.5 %
Serving Temperature: 16º - 17º
Production: The Elix is the second red wine of the Melis celler’s range,it show more intensity and matureness, made from selected vines from own vineyard located near the village of Torroja de Priorat, growing on a pronounced slope at an altitude between 270 and 400 meters above sea level on licorella soil. The winery was founded in 2000 and it is located also in the village of Torroja de Priorat, the wine mas made by the oenologist Antoni Sanchez Ortiz during his time as winemaker and viticulturist in Melis – D.O.Q. Priorat. The grapes sourced for Elix have been harvested manually, sorted in the vineyard with a second selection by hand on a sorting table, fermentation is long and slow in stainless steel tanks and in 600 liters oak barrels followed by an ageing of 15 months in used French oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Good intensity and ripeness, warn and generous, with scents of spices, cinnamon and clove, liquorice and dried prunes, sweet mature red fruit, and cherry fruit in liqueur. Quite dense on the palate, meaty with mature tannins.
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