Cims de Porrera Solanes Priorat 2003

Red Wine from Priorat, Spain

Price: $29.99
Item No. 91279
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2003 vintage of Cims de Porrera's "Solanes" is a distinctive blend of the only five red grape varieties grown in the D.O.Q. Priorat. Made from grapes from select vineyards of the Porrera region, this wine has elegant aromas of wild blackberries and mountain herbs. On the palate this wine showcases black fruit, deep mineral notes, milk chocolate, sultanas and spices.

Blend: 50% old-vine Carineña, 30% Garnacha, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 5% Syrah

Learn About Cims de Porrera

Cims is Spanish for summits, and this geography plays an integral part in the wines of Cims de Porrera. Each vineyard sits on the steep, rocky slopes above the village of Porrera in the D.O.Q. Priorat, at an altitude of 400 to 600 meters. This rugged terrain demands meticulous harvesting by hand, and wines remain with their separate vineyard blocks until final blending. The...

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Learn About Priorat

(pree-ohr-aht) The Catalans call it Priorat, most others in Spain say Priorato - however you choose to pronounce it, it's easy to see it has been an up-and-coming region for Spain, sparking envy among collectors. The region has become something of a cult wine producer, creating wines that cost up to 5 times that of a quality Rioja. The region has a special soil, called...

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Learn About Other Red Wine

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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