11 Ratings
Vall Llach Priorat

Wine Details


Vall Llach



Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 Vintage) "The flagship cuvee, the 2001 Vall Llach, was fashioned from 65-year old Carignan vines (50%), Merlot (35%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (15%). It spent 17 months in new French oak prior to bottling. This deep ruby/purple-colored offering exhibits great intensity, a beautifully textured midpalate, and a 45 second finish. Pure notes of minerals, raspberries, flowers and black fruits cascade over the palate in this multidimensional 2001. Drink over the next 12 years."-Wine Advocate The vines, which the ...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    "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...