Espelt Old Vine Carignan 2012

Product code: 11ESPE2B2012

This medium-bodied wine has aromas and flavours of blackberries and ripe cherries, with subtle hints of toast and spices. It has a well-rounded mouthfeel and offers a long finish.

  • Country:Spain
  • Region:Catalunya
  • Sub Region:Emporda
  • Vintage:2012
  • ABV:14%
  • Residual sugar:2.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Carignan
  • Closure:Natural Cork
  • IWC Award:Silver

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

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How to say it

Espelt Old Vines Carinyeenah

Product guide note

This red wine comes from the northeast Spanish region of Caninena. It is made from very old vines - some are over 60 years old. It is medium-bodied with flavours of bramble fruits and some spicy notes too.

Food match

Barbecued meats, Charcuterie, Steaks

Production information

Producer: Espelt Viticultors

Espelt Viticultors

Production note

The grapes are hand-harvested and cold soaked on the skins for 48 hours before pressing. Fermentation on the skins for 15 days with very soft pumping over. Malolactic fermentation occurs in barrels. The wine ages in oak for 6 months before release.

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