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Torres Grans Murallestext

Torres Grans Muralles 2017

Conca de Barbera, Catalunya (Catalonia Cataluña), SpainFrom DO Conca de Barberà, and 450-470m, this blends garnacha, cariñena, querol, monastrell, and garrò from the llicorella and granite soils of the region. Torres has been working hard to recover near-extinct local varieties like querol and garrò, revitalizing vines and plantings to showcase in small lot wines of place like this. Each parcel was vinified separately in small stainless tanks. Aging varies depending on the variety, but averages 18 months in new thin-grained French oak barrels. This is an alluring blend, with wildflowers, wild plum, wild blueberries layered with decomposed stones, mineral salts running the fuller, yet fresh palate. Certainly a wine of place.Tasted: 11 November 2021Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
Canada$137.00750mlprivate wine shops
Producer: Familia TorresDistributors: Dandurand
Blend: Monastrell - Garnacha Tinta - Garró - Samsó - CariñenaCSPC: 234799UPC: 008410113003300