Red Wine Embruix de Vall Llach 2017
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The grapes come from young vines planted on mild and steep slopes, composed of the slate soils typical of Priorat.
Alcoholic fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks, with gentle pump-overs and punch-downs.
After that, this red wine from Priorat also completed malolactic fermentation in the tanks.
Finally, Embruix de Vall Llach 2017 was aged for 12 months in 3rd and 4th year French oak barrels of different sizes. It was bottled in April, May and June 2019.
Decant 1 hour before drinking.
65,300 bottles produced.
The red wine Embruix de Vall Llach has a deep cherry colour with a violet rim.
Deep and intense, Vall-Llach from Lluís Llach carries some juicy aromas of raspberries and blackberries, with hints of liquorice, graphite, spices and aromatic herbs over a dark mineral background.
|Palate||This red wine from Porrera has an enticing minerality and a complexity that is still unfolding. Good grip, smooth tannins and a superb acidity. Black fruit, mineral, garrigue, spices and cocoa. This wine from Celler Vall-Llach has a long finish reminiscent of balsam, toast and liquorice.|
|Our personal opinion||
Juicy and characterful, Embruix de Vall Llach 2017 is a purebred, yet approachable Priorat.
Embruix de Vall Llach 2016:
Enterwine 92. Peñín 91.
Embruix de Vall Llach 2015:
Enterwine 92. Peñín 92.
Embruix de Vall Llach 2014:
42% Grenache, 24% Carignan, 22% Merlot and 12% Syrah. Enterwine 91. Peñín 93.
Embruix de Vall Llach 2013:
Blend of the same varieties.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||One hour before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||12|
|Other guides||Wine Spectator 91.|
|Percentage of variety||Garnacha 27%, Merlot 26%, Syrah 21%, Cariñena 18%, Cabernet Sauvignon 8%.|
|Pairings||Birds, Bull meat, Chocolate, Civet, Game animals, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Specialty plates, Stew, Stews|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Very intense and inky|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|