Snapshot
Vintage: 2012
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Spain
Region: Priorat
Appellation: Priorat
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Red Blend
Varietal notes: 40% Garnacha, 30% Samso, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah
Vineyard: A combination of estate vineyards and purchased grapes.
Orientation: All the vineyards are in and around the village of Gratallops.
Soil: Schist
Viticulture: all the growers that Alvaro works with are responsible.
Vinification: The grapes are destemmed and sofly crushed. Fermentation is in stainless steel, cement and large wooden vats. Remontages and punching down.
Aging: 8 months in barrels and wooden vats
Production: 50,000 cases
Ratings
Publication: IWC
Rating: 91
Inky ruby. Aromas of blackberry, cola and spicy oak. Sweet and intense in the mouth, offering weighty dark berry flavors complicated by Asian spices. The fleshy, borad finish features smooth tannins and appealingly sweet black and blue fruit qualities.