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Cartoixa de Montsalvat

Montgarnatx Priorat DOCa 2015

Regular price $295.20 CAD
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Case of 6 bottles.

A blend of 65% Grenache (form vineyards between 30-40 year old vines) and 35% Carignan (from 60+ year old vines) hand-harvested from low-yielding vines.

The grapes macerate for 15-20 days, then fermented in temperature-controlled, stainless-steel tanks. After malolactic fermentation is complete, the blend is made and the wine ages for 12 months in new French-oak barrels (225 litre size). Alc./vol. 15.4%

Tasting note: Deep red/purple colour with red/garnet tinges. Complex aromas and flavours of dark red fruits - plum, wild strawberry, and raspberry - with floral notes of cinnamon spice, liquorice, caramel, and tobacco. Intense, balanced, with good acidity, sweet, ripe tannins, and long, evolving finish.

Pairings: Grilled and braised meats - beef and lamb - earthy vegetarian dishes, and Morrocan-style spicy dishes.