In the glass, the Gran Claustro Empordà from Castillo Perelada shows a dense purple color. At the edges, this Spanish red also shows a transition to garnet red. Swiveling the wine glass, this red wine reveals a high viscosity, which is evident in strong church windows at the edge of the glass. The nose of this red wine from Catalonia convinces with notes of morello cherry, black cherry, plum and plum. If we trace the aromatics further, oriental spices, dark chocolate and cocoa bean are added.
This wine delights with its elegantly dry flavor. It was bottled with exceptionally little residual sugar. As you would naturally expect from a wine icon wine segment, this Spaniard naturally enraptures with the finest balance despite all its dryness. Taste does not necessarily need a lot of sugar. On the tongue, this punchy red wine is characterized by an incredibly fleshy and dense texture. The final of this red wine from the wine-growing region of Catalonia finally thrills with beautiful reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral notes of the soils dominated by clay and slate.
Vinification of the Gran Claustro Empordà from Castillo Perelada
The powerful Gran Claustro Empordà from Spain is a cuvée vinified from the grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Samsó and Shiraz. In Catalonia, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of clay and slate. After the grape harvest, the grapes arrive at the winery by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. Then fermentation takes place in small wood at controlled temperatures. After the end of fermentation, the Gran Claustro Empordà is aged for another 18 months in oak barriques.
Food recommendation for the Gran Claustro Empordà from Castillo Perelada
Experience this red wine from Spain ideally tempered at 15 - 18°C as a companion to chickpea curry, pumpkin casserole or spaghetti with caper-tomato sauce.
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