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'Les Clivelles de Torroja' Single Vineyard Caranyena 2019

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Les Clivelles de Torroja is a vineyard on the high ridges of Torroja, in Partida 'Ferral', with very soft slate. It's Jordi's oldest vineyard, planted to Caranyena and is released as Vi de Vila Torroja. Aged 10 months in chestnut wood, 220litres and some French barriques.

More rounded, with fuller tannin than Pardelasses (reflecting the pure Carinyena ID), but equally nimble and free. Black strawberries, rosehips, sage, in a deeply herbal wine built on the truffly-honey smell and fresh black minerality of the llicorella. It’s fresh, purple-herbal with great spice and line. An easy-glide of gentle tannin and fine, refreshing acidity. Precise, focused and balanced, structurally impeccable without anything imposing. Remarkable value for a genuine great.