Espelt Old Vine Garnacha Tinto 2011

Product code: 11ESPE3B2011

Aromas of black and red fruits with hints of spices and thicket. In the mouth is very wide, with a good structure and silky. Very rounded, with a soft and long finish.

  • Country:Spain
  • Region:Catalunya
  • Sub Region:Emporda
  • Vintage:2011
  • ABV:14%
  • Residual sugar:2.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Grenache
  • Closure:Natural Cork
  • IWC Award:Bronze

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Taste Scale: 9

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Espelt Old Vines Garnachta Tintoh

Product guide note

This Spanish wine is made using the grape Garnacha ( also known as Grenache). It is made with very old vines - some are over 60 years old. It is full bodied, with flavours of dark berries, plums and spice.

Production information

Producer: Espelt Viticultors

Espelt Viticultors

Production note

Harvested by hand (8 kg cases) at the end of September. The soils are very poor with granite, sand and slate. The wine is cold soaked for 48 hours at less than 8°C. Fermentation on skins for 10 days at 25°C, and at 30°C (peak) for a day. Post-fermentation maceration for 8 more days. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in the tank at 19°C. The wine spends 3 months in oak barrels before bottling.

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