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La Vinya del Vuit
2009 Blend


Vineyard: South facing, 350 meters altitude.
Soil Type: Licorella desmenzada.
Vine Age: 100 years old Carignan and over 70 years old Grenache.
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date:
Yield: Very low.


This is a blend of 95% Carignan and 5% Grenache.
From very old Vineyards located in Gratallops and Vilella Baixa, poor soil and a harsh climate illustrate the growing conditions in Priorat, producing unique wines.
The vineyards are managed organically with the help of a mule. Harvested by hand, artisanal wine-making methods and inoculated with natural yeast.
Aged for 20 months in French oak barrels.
The 4.5ha total surface vineyards produce less than 2000 bottles each year.
Made at Clos Mogador cellar by René Barbier Jnr and Sarah Pérez.
The V8 team; Sara Perez , Rene Barbier, Ester Nin, Nuria Perez, Montse Mateos, Iban Foix, Julien and Philippe Thévenon Basté.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Deep ruby ​​red color with purple hues.
Nose: Bright and complex, displays fresh aromas of blackcurrant and red cherry combined with a subtle hint of vanilla and spices.
Palate: Rich berry flavors with blackberry and notes of blueberry, combined with delicate marzipan and dark chocolate. A long finish showing elegant tannins, a fine acidity and fresh minerality.
Other: A delicate wine that will age well.
This is a great food pairing wine, should go well with a wide range of dishes especially braised lamb or beef with Porcini mushrooms, bone marrow or pepper sauce.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 14.5
RS (g/l):
TA (g/l):