La nit de les garnatxes: SLATE

Tasting note:

Intense  cherry color; this is a really complex wine with a high mineral taste and balsamic aroma.

Food pairing: 

Accepts all types of pairings, recommended for the more powerful dishes, such as "Cod in the pan with vegetables, cooked at a low temperature", as proposed by Michelin star Restaurant "Can Bosch"
Best served between 15 and 17ºC.

Grape varieties: 

100% Grenache

Fermented at controlled temperatures (24-28ºC)
Maceration: 28 days.
Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation carried out in French oak barrels (500L).
Soft filtering.

4 months in new French oak barrels (228l), light and medium roast.

Ground slate; The Licorella rock is formed in  a high temperature in a high pressure environment, deep within the earth's crust, becoming laminated during the formation process.
The licorella slate is in close contact with the roots.
The soil is remarkably  acidic.

Mid September
750 to 1000gr per vine
25-35hl / ha

4.000 bottles (0.75L)

La Guía de vins de Catalunya 2019:

  • La Nit de les Garnatxes Llicorella 2017: 92p.

James Suckling tasting 2018:

  • La Nit de les Garnatxes Slate/Llicorella 2016: 93p. Plenty of flowers and wild herbs in the most sophisticated of this terroir series from an excellent cooperative winery. This medium-to full-bodied grenache has elegantly dry tannins that push the crisp finish along at a brisk clip.

La Guía de vins de Catalunya 2018:

  • La Nit de les Garnatxes Llicorella/Slate 2016: 9,21p.

La Guía de vins de Catalunya 2017:

  • La Nit de les Garnatxes Llicorella/Slate 2015: 9,35p.

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