The Terra Alta Cupatge Negre from the pen of Herència Altés of Catalonia shows a dense purple color in the glass. Poured into a red wine glass, this Old World red wine presents wonderfully expressive aromas of rose, blackberry, black cherry and lilac, rounded off by other fruity nuances.
This dry red wine from Herència Altés is something for people who like their wine dry. The Terra Alta Cupatge Negre already comes quite close to this, as it was vinified with just 0.2 grams of residual sugar. On the tongue, this powerful red wine is characterized by an incredibly dense texture. Due to the balanced fruit acidity, the Terra Alta Cupatge Negre flatters with a soft palate feeling, without lacking freshness at the same time. Finally, on the finish, this youthful from the Catalonia wine region delights with beautiful length. Again, hints of morello cherry and mulberry appear. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by sand and clay are added.
Vinification of the Herència Altés Terra Alta Cupatge Negre
This powerful red wine from Spain is organically produced from Carignan, Garnacha and Syrah grapes. The grapes grow in optimal conditions in Catalonia. Here, the vines dig their roots deep into soils of sand, limestone and clay. After harvesting, the grapes reach the winery by the fastest route. Here they are selected and carefully crushed. Then the fermentation takes place in the controlled temperature. The fermentation is followed by aging .
Food recommendation for Herència Altés Terra Alta Cupatge Negre
This Spanish wine is best enjoyed at a temperate temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is a perfect accompaniment to veal escalope with beans and tomatoes, duck breast with sugar snap peas or ossobuco.
Awards for the Terra Alta Cupatge Negre from Herència Altés
This wine from Terra Alta DO does not only inspire us, no also well-known wine critics already distinguished it. Among the ratings are for the 2019 vintage
- James Suckling - 90 points
- Wine Spectator - 90 points
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