Wine Rotllan Torra, "Xiroi", Monsant DO, 2016
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Reviews of purchase Rotllan Torra, "Xiroi", Monsant DO, 2016
Wine of deep maroon with amber sparks along the edges of the glass.
The wine has a rich taste with moderate tannins, notes of red berries, chocolate, earth and a long finish.
The aroma of wine felt the tone of oriental spices, chocolate and berries.
Wine is served with red meat, game, stews, cold cuts and cheese.
Red wine Rotllan Torra, Reserva - a true legend of the Priory - made from three grape varieties: Garnacha, Cabernet Sauvignon and Karin collected from 30-40 year old vines in the region's top vineyards Prioriat, which are located at an altitude of 200-350 meters above sea level. Vintage 2001 - the magnificent wine with a stunning concentration, aged in old oak barrels.
Rotllan Torra - the oldest winery Priory, which for two centuries belongs to the family Rotllan Torre. Despite the relatively small production wines Rottlan Torra famous and highly sought after by many experts. Family owned vineyards Priory best - the only vineyard in the region, is not affected by the phylloxera epidemic during the "plague of wine" at the end of XIX-early XX century. The vineyards with vines venerable 60-100 years of age at an altitude of 100-700 meters above sea level. All work on the collection and processing of grapes conducted entirely by hand. For each wine being a special card, which necessarily fixed harvest time, delivery to the winery and pressed.
For the production of wines Rottlan Torra used several grape varieties: Cariñena, Syrah, Garnacha, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. For some wines used technique "postkupazha" when the first wines are aged from one grape variety, and then made blending of several of these wines in one patent. Winery survived not only traditional methods of winemaking, but also the historical ambience - the production of wines made in the monastery of the XV century Bodega.