Red Wine Torroja Vi de Vila 2017

Red wine from Priorat, blend of old-vines Grenache and Carignan aged for 18 months in French oak vats.

Crianza. 18 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 13.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Priorat
Grapes Varieties: Carignan, Grenache Red,
Wineries: Terroir al Límit
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€28.10
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A blend of old vines Grenache and Carignan, Torroja Vi de Vila is produced from biodynamically farmed vineyards 55 to 75 years of age.

Produced by the prestigious Terroir al Límit winery, run by Dominik Huber, this red wine from Priorat belongs to the "Vi de Vila" category, which qualifies the wines made from vineyards located near a specific village. In this case, Torroja del Priorat.

Harvested by hand, the grapes of were destemmed and cold-macerated. The subsequent alcoholic fermentation took place in tanks. Then this Spanish red wine was aged for 18 months in big, 2n year French oak vats.

Drink this wine from Priorat through 2026.

Decant Torroja Vi de Vila 2017 1 hour before drinking.

 

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Appearance

The red wine Torroja Vi de Vila has a high cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim.

Nose

Intense and complex, this blend of Grenache & Carignan conveys an impression of nature and purity. Black fruit, spices, deep mineral and earthy notions and subtle notions of menthol and aromatic herbs. The old-vines really carry the mark of the Priorat terroir.

Palate

Bold and savoury, this wine Terroir al Límit has a superb acidity and transmits a real sense of place. Fresh and lively, this Vi de Vila has some savoury tannins and a long, complex finish with an aftertasted of wild berries and flowers, nuanced by mineral remembrances and Mediterranean underbrush.

Our personal opinion

A different kind of Priorat, Torroja Vi de Vila 2017 is all about subtlety and freshness. Remarkable ageing potential.

OTHER VINTAGES

Terroir al Límit Vi de Vila 2016:

Enterwine 93. Parker 93.

Terroir al Límit Vi de la Vila de Torroja 2015:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 93. Parker 92.

Terroir al Límit Vi de la Vila de Torroja 2014;

Parker 92/92+.

Terroir al Límit Vi de la Vila de Torroja 2013:

Aged for 18 months. Parker 93. Peñín 95.

Terroir al Límit Torroja 2012:

Peñín 94.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Priorat
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 18
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Percentage of variety Garnacha, Cariñena
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Stews, Stuffed Chicken
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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Customer Reviews (3)
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Moderately priced wine-considering his top cuvees-by Dominik in Priorat. Feels very pure and authentic. Review by Ich Bin there, aber dunno that (Posted on 27/02/2019)
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Considerably fine-tuned over the last years, I think this wine is finally worth its price. Review by Mr. Expert (Posted on 11/04/2018)
is great
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Entry-level wine of Terroir, as pure as water from the well. Review by Dominik (Posted on 23/02/2018)
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