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  • DO Empordà by Oriol Guevara

 Elegant wine with Intense fruit from 100 year old Carignan (Samsó) vines.

—A century old vineyard offered the opportunity to show the fruit's adaptation through many generations.

" History brought to us La Francesa, a vineyard in the lieu-dit El Garrigal, a millennial winegrowing site that should be re-admitted among world class wines. The Romans knew this nearly 3,000 years ago." Oriol Guevara

The Terroir
The Terroir Clayey silt from drying sea bed, partly sandy with gravels from the erosion of the nearby foothills of the Pyrenees.
Blend / Vines
Vines 100+ year old Carinyena (Samsó- Carignan)
The Numbers
Fermentation 10 days in new 400L French Oak barrels
Maturation 17 months in the same barrels as fermentation.
Aging potential Drink now. Will Peak in 5-10 years.
ABV % 15%
Tasting Notes
Winemaker's Notes When serving temperature is slowly achieved at around 17c, The finesse of the nose is at its best brining up a mix of black fruit and violets. In the mouthfeel one can eventually also notice such aromas but merely receive the contradiction of a full-bodied powerful wine with grandiose smooth tannins in great balance with acidity and freshness.

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DO Empordà by Oriol Guevara

  • Product Code: OGDE-2012
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Vintage: 2012
  • Country: Spain
  • £40.00

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