Colour: Deep ruby colour.
Nose: Starts with black fruit jam and toasty reminiscences, changing into mineral notes later, especially phosphorous and graphite.
Palate: Powerful, with a high quantity of great quality tannins, sweetness and velvety. Mineral notes, especially graphite, excellent acidity and very long aftertaste. Fresh, showing the terroir character. Serve at 16ºC. Decant before serving
Grape Varieties: 85% Carignan, 15% Grenache
Ageing: 14 months in new French and Hungarian barrels.
Awards: 91pts – Guia Penin
History of Gratavinum
The Gratavinum winery is located in the Priorat D.O.Q. of Spain was founded by the Cusiné family as a project to craft the most traditional wines from Penedés. This family also owns the Parés Baltà winery in Penedés and the Dominio Romano winery in the Ribera del Duero.
Following the Cusiné family philosophy of winemaking, all of the wines by the Gratavinum winery have been certified organic since 2004 and this winery pays the utmost respect to the environment and biodiversity of the region.
The Gratavinum winery crafts wines from the classic grapes of this region, Grenache and Cariñena, along with two very well adapted foreign grape varietals, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.
The enologists at Gratavinum have adapted their winemaking to include new techniques and systems to craft organic wines that present the maximum expression of their grapes.