Another Priorat with restraint, this is a very good example of subtle oak handling and how it can add to a wine by just playing around the edges. Energy and depth of fruit with mineral acid and a slatey mouthfeel. Very fine long, savoury and dark with great length. Baking spices, red fruit pops, incredibly even and long.
Excellent. So fine and long, great persistence, harmony and intrigue. Poise, balance, complexity and personality. Bright fruits with mineral acid. Slatey, earthy, savour with some darker fruits. Inredible vitality, such sublte energetic fruit.
Initially quite a mineral nose with a blend of earth and gun smoke, this gives way to concentrated layers of red and black cherry, blueberry yoghurt and liquorice spice. The palate is bright and full-bodied, with firm savoury tannins an
Incredibly bright and energetic red fruits. Excellent depth and length. Wonderful shape, fine long with a gentle dusting of plush, supple tannins with a slatey twist. So layered and harmonious. Compost and straw in a nice way complimenting fruit of incredible richness and length. Sophistication in a glass.
Mas Martinet Els Escurcons Garnatxa 2019 Dark and brooding. Again excellent. Opens wonderfully with power and restraint. Very sophisticated. The play of the two varieties is excellent. Energy from grenache and dark, brooding mystery from carignan. Red fruit with earth, savoury with baking spices and quence. Superb texture. Again the elevage is bang on. Class act!
Granatxa = Grenahce. What ever you call it is truly delicious wine filled with personality and intrigue! High in the Montsant ranges, the Manyes vineyard is located at the remarkable altitude of 800 metres (the highest in Priorat). This cool, north-facing vineyard is only 1.4 hectares, and the vines are now about 54-years-old. While Les Tosses is planted to Cariñena on pure llicorella slate, Les Manyes is predominantly clay with elements of quartz and limestone and is planted almost exclusively