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'El Coster de l'Alzina' Single Vineyard Caranyena 2014


'The slope of oak' - Alzina is the name of a local oak and also that of Jordi and Sussi's daughter. Based on 3 old vine parcels, Cartoixa way, planted in 1909, la Solana from 1932 and the 1954 Mas d'en Bruno. These old vines yield 400 grams each. Fermentation with vineyard yeast in old 500l wood, aged 15 months in second use oak.

Caranyena with plenty of sweet spice and lots of room; rustic at first, loves air and opens beautifully. Blackberry and orange with an incredible metal-mineral linger, as if you've just brushed your teeth with a chunk of rock.