Wine Vall Llach, "Embruix", Priorat DOC, 2006
Reviews of purchase Vall Llach, "Embruix", Priorat DOC, 2006
Wine of deep ruby color with a purple hue.
The wine has an elegant, well structured taste with silky tannins forming a soft texture, with hints of chocolate, prunes, cherries and minerals.
Complex, multifaceted flavor of the wine is filled with notes of black currant, blueberry, strawberry and vanilla delicate nuances.
Wine perfectly combines with dishes of stewed beef with solid game and cheeses.
Elegant and sophisticated wine "Embruix" made from grape varieties Cariñena, Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, Syrah and Merlot. Crop is harvested by hand when the fruit reach optimum maturity. After sorting and destemming process begins with fermentation pizhazhem daily, continued for 17 days at a controlled temperature of 25-29 ° C in stainless steel tanks 2500 and volume 5000 liters. After soft pressing followed by a 14-day maceration postfermentatsionnaya and secondary malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks (50%) and barrels (50%). Withstands wine in 225 and 300 liter French oak barrels for 16 months. Bottling wine was carried out in June 2008.
The year 2006 was marked as a year of contrasts. Winter was cold and humid, the temperature reached 7 ° C. Spring were cold days and warm up to the drought. In April, May and June kept his perfect weather, which caused the rapid growth of vines. The summer was unusual: quite bright, but at low temperatures. A sharp contrast in temperature between day and night in September led to the restoration of the optimal level of berries. As a result, took after small berries with fairly high sugar levels, good phenolic maturity and exceptional concentration.
Region Priory is situated in the mountainous part of the Spanish Catalonia. Winery "Vall Llach" - a real jewel of the Priory. It was founded in the early nineties of the XX century the famous Spanish singer Luis Lyakom and his friend Enric Costa. The winery is located in the small rural town of Porrera. Since the founding of the wine cellar, all the work in the vineyards and the winery is based on two main principles: thoroughness and quality. Chief winemaker "Celler Vall Llach" - Sarah Perez, known in the region oenologist. Her father worked in the days of "wine revolution" in the Priory of the famous Rene Barbier. Winery owns the exclusive areas - the so-called "trossos", where the vines are cultivated Karin and Garnacha, whose age is 60-90 years. Vintage collected from them is used as the main component of blends great wines "Vall Llach".
Following his vision that the Priory is a promising wine region, the owners of the winery at the beginning of the path have also cultivate international grape varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, which are an integral part assemblyazha and give the wine masterpieces of art from the "Vall Llach" brightness and complexity. Perfect combination of modern technology, winemaking traditions and strict control of production - is the key to quality wines "Vall Llach", each of which has its own special personality.