Original
11 Ratings
Vall Llach Priorat

Wine Details

Vineyard

Vall Llach

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

Celler Vall Llach is fortunate in possessing a selection of magnificent old estates, or "trossos," whose 60- to 90-year old Cariñena vines assure an exclusive foundation for its flagship wine. Always striving to achieve the best quality, Vall Llach cultivates their old vines according to traditional methods. These succulent clusters, along with a strict selection of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, give this wine its distinctive character representative of the Priorat region. This proprieta...

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)