Terroir Històric Negre 2018

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Històric Negre is a red wine from the D.O. Priorat, produced by the Terroir al Límit winery.

 All the wines at Terroir Al Límit are elaborated practicing sustainable viticulture, with a great respect for the nature and its surroundings. The wines are organically farmed following ecological principles. Respect of the environment makes itself throughout the winemaking process, from the grape harvest down to the bottling. The grapes are hand harvested and hand sorted both in the vineyards an the Cellar. Since its beginning in 2004, Terroir Al Limit has reached a highly respected status not only in the region but also worldwide, producing wines of highest purity and maximum expression of terroir.

Made from mostly Garnacha with the remaining quarter being Cariñena the fruit is sourced from vineyards in nine of the historic Priorat villages. The fruit is put in cement tanks, gently crushed and then essentially left to ferment with as little interference as possible. Super elegant wine, with a lot of character and honest expression of the one most iconic regions in Spain.

Decant it for 2 hours, enjoy it with great food or on its own

Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Deep Red
Nose Crisp red fruit aromas of pomegranate and hibiscus, fennel and blackberry are underscored with the savory accents of smoky garrigue
Palate Fine-grained tannins shape the balanced palate into one both juicy and mouthwatering

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety 75% Garnacha, 25% Cariñena
Alcohol % 14%
Style Medium Bodied Dry Red
Estate/Producer Terroir al Limit
Country Spain
Region Catalonia  (D.O.Q. Priorat)
Vintage 2018
Vinification Hand harvest, whole cluster naturally ferment, and transfer to cement tank for eight months. No steel, no extraction, no oak
Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Ready to be enjoyed with it’s peak if stored properly predicted to be 2024

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