From an small parcel of old vines near the Nit de Nin vineyard, these Grenache and Carignan vines are planted on Priorat’s famous licorella soils and farmed biodynamically. Hand-harvested bunches are completely destemmed and wine ages for 18 months in foudres. A fresh and pure style of Priorat. Grape Variety: : Grenache (60%) and Carignan (40%) Region: Catalunya Appelation: Priorat Winery: Bodegas Familia Nin-Ortiz Vintage: 2019 Ageing: 18 months in French oak foudres Farming: Certified Biodynamic Alcohol % ABV: 13.5 Allergens & Misc. Ingredients: Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide
The grapes are sourced from vineyards in the Porrera municipality, at 500 metres of altitude. The vines are 20-80 years old and are planted on the characteristic llicorella soils of Priorat, derived from slate and quartz, which help to drain water and retain heat during the day, helping to ripen the grapes. The climate is Mediterranean but with high diurnal temperature variation, and typical annual rainfall is around 400-600 mm
Viticulture is organic and biodynamic, yielding around 5.5 hl/ha.
The grapes destemmed and fermented in oak foudres, using only wild yeast. The maturation process takes 18 months in French oak foudres, and the wine is finally bottled by gravity and unfiltered.
Gentle nose displaying aromas of cherries and red currants, liquorice and hints of leather notes. It is nervy on the palate with velvety tannins and medium to full body