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Vall Llach Priorat

Wine Details

Vineyard

Vall Llach

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Style

Region

Spain

Winemaker's Notes

The vines, which the winery owns on the outskirts of Porrera, are almost centuries old and produce very low quantities - giving this wine its surprisingly seductive character. Deep and well structured, this magnificent concentration manifests itself in a rich blend of powerful and original aromas and tastes which combine finesse and harmony. A blend of Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah. "Bright, deep ruby. Slightly high-toned aromas of cassis, blackberry, bitter chocolate and viol...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2005 Vintage) "The flagship 2005 Vall-Llach is composed of 65% Carinena, 15% Syrah, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Merlot aged for 12 months in new French oak. Many of the Carinena vines for this cuvee are pre-phylloxera. Opaque purple-colored, it offers up a splendid aromatic array including pain grille, slate, mushroom, espresso, garrigue, blueberry, and black currant. Opulent, full-bodied, and rich, this pedal to the metal Priorat possesses 8-10 years of aging potential. The winery claims it can be cellared...
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2004 Vintage) "This dense red shows a powerful structure, yet there's also a tender texture, delivering sweet berry, garrigue and cocoa flavors that are pure and balanced. This is built for the long haul. Decant now. Best after 2009. 450 cases imported."
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2004 Vintage)