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La Guinardera Vi de Vila de Gratallops 2014

La Guinardera Vi de Vila de Gratallops

2014
Priorat (Spain)

La Guinardera is the product of just 2 hectares of the estate bearing the same name, situated in Gra...

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/ btl 0.75 L

Details for La Guinardera Vi de Vila de Gratallops 2014

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Priorat (Spain)

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

16.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2014

Review

La Guinardera is the product of just 2 hectares of the estate bearing the same name, situated in Gratallops, Priorat. It is produced from 100% Garnacha grapes, the variety most readily identified with the Priorat and perfect for imparting the llicorella slate terroir.

La Guinardera has a truly amazing nose: coming over quite definitely in the foreground are wonderful wafts of peaches and dried apricots, which typically occur in botrytized white wines, followed by notes of violet, thyme and liquorice. Such an aromatic concoction, on a blind tasting, could throw us into complete confusion, deceiving us into thinking that this was a white wine. It simply brims with acidity and minerality on the palate: if we close our eyes, the sensations we feel are the same as when tasting a late harvest Tokaji Furmint.

A remarkable Garnacha: La Guinardera.

  • Soil:Llicorella
  • Vinification material:Wood
  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Barrel age:Semi-new
  • Type of wood:French oak
  • ViewPicota cherry red / Semi-opaque
  • Bouquet:Spicy notes / Mineral notes / Complex / Subtle / Undergrowth notes / Candied fruit / Plums / Dried fruit and nuts / Penetrating / Olive spread / Profound
  • Mouth:Balanced / Structured / Persistent / Ripe tannins / Long / Smooth tannins / Dense / Fruit-forward
  • Optimum serving temperature:15ºC

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by: Nabokov (05/03/2018) - Vintage 2013

Excellent

Second bottle of La Guinardera, and this one was even better than the other. Rich and powerful, but despite its high alcohol level (16%) it never comes across as hot or jammy. The tannic backbone is splendid, and it has just the right level of acidity. It will improve further with bottle age, but is utterly delicious now as well.

by: Xavier Hernandez (26/06/2018) - Vintage 2013

du velours !

Un nez très expresif avec des notes de fruits compotés, cacaotés, pruneaux ....et en bouche tout est dans la rondeur et la puissance ,belle longueur. Nous l'avons choisi pour le mariage d'une de nos filles.