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Red Wine La Llopetera 2020

Natural red wine from Conca de Barberà. Varietal Pinot Noir aged for 6 months in French oak barrels.
Crianza. 6 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Pinot Noir,
Wineries: Escoda-Sanahuja
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Produced by the Escoda-Sanahuja winery, a pioneer in the production of natural wine in Catalonia, La Llopetera is a varietal Pinot Noir from DO Conca de Barberà.

A single parcel Spanish red wine, the vines are planted in calcareous soils at an altitude of 600 metres above sea level. All of the farming operations follow the principles of biodynamic agriculture.

Once in the cellar, the grapes were destemmed prior to macerating and fermenting with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks.

After that, La Llopetera 2020 was transferred into French oak barrels, where this no added sulfites red wine was aged for 6 months.

Finally, this organic red wine was bottled with no prior clarification or stabilization.

Decant 30 minutes before drinking.

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Appearance

The red wine La Llopetera is medium ruby with a violet rim, very clean and bright.

Nose

It is very important to aerate this Pinot Noir, because the wine opens quite tight. After a while, though, it becomes very expressive, with pristine aromas of red fruit and notes of flowers, underbrush and wet earth, together with a -very mild- "bretty" note of leather and barnyard. There is also a gently mineral background and a toasted remembrance.

Palate

Subtle and well-balanced, this low-sulfite wine certainly proves that the Escoda-Sanahuja winery has fine-tuned its craft over the years. Excellent acidity, with silky tannins and a character which succeds in being raw and inviting at the same time. Raspberries, bitter cocoa and coffee, with a pinch of toast and burning match. Long finish.

Our personal opinion

Complex and appealingly radical, La Llopetera 2020 is a terroir-bound Pinot Noir which successfully defies wine conventionalism.

OTHER VINTAGES

La Llopetera 2019:

Enterwine 91.

La Llopetera 2015:

Enterwine 89.

La Llopetera 2013:

Enterwine 90.

Year 2020
Type Red
D.O. Conca de Barberà
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? Yes
Organic Yes
Is this product free of sulfites? Yes
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 6
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 91
Mono-Varietal Pinot Noir
Pairings Aperitif, Bull meat, Chocolate, Cold meats, Duck, Poultry, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted pork, Roasted white meats, Steak Tartare, Stews
Taste Fresh and dry, Light, easy to drink, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion
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