2019 Elitia - Bottles & Barrels

2019 Elitia

Catalonia, Spain
Regular price $74.00 /bottle
12 Bottles per Case
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100% Carignan

Blend of 2 Carignan estates located in Vilamaniscle, all of them bush trained and between 80 and 100 years old with predominant slate mineral soils. Production less than 500 kg/ha.

Manual harvest in boxes of 20 kg and vineyard selection at the optimum time of phenolic ripening.

Pre-fermentation maceration for 2 days. Each variety is fermented individually in stainless steel tanks of 1,500 to 2,000 liters with a combination of pigeage and gentle pumping. Post-fermentation maceration for 3 – 4 days. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation. Aged in 225 l and 300 l French oak barrels for a minimum of 12 months. Rest in bottles at least 6 months.

Intense cherry color, bright, thick, glyceric and elegant. Varietal complex aroma: figs, black fruit, leather and spices. Minerality in the mouth, very well polished and wide tannins, well integrated wood, long mouth feeling with balance.

$74.00/bottle | 750 ml/bottle | 12 bottles per case

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