In the glass, the organically produced Terra Alta Garnatxa Negra from Herència Altés offers a dense purple color. The nose of this red wine from Catalonia convinces with hints of black cherry, plum, plum and blueberry. If we trace the aromatics further, oriental spices, gingerbread spice and black tea are added.
This wine delights with its elegantly dry flavor. It was bottled with only 0.5 grams of residual sugar. As expected from a wine of this reputation, this Spaniard naturally enchants with the finest balance despite all dryness. Excellent taste does not necessarily require a lot of sugar. This silky red wine is full-bodied and multi-layered on the palate. Due to its vital fruit acidity, the Terra Alta Garnatxa Negra is wonderfully fresh and lively on the palate. In the finish, this youthful from the wine-growing region of Catalonia finally inspires with beautiful length. There are again hints of morello cherry and black currant. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by sand and limestone are added.
Vinification of the Terra Alta Garnatxa Negra from Herència Altés
This wine clearly focuses on one grape variety, and that is Garnacha. Only premium grape material was used for this exceptionally powerful single varietal wine from Herència Altés. In Catalonia, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of sand, limestone and clay. After harvesting, the grapes arrive at the winery by the fastest route. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up. Then fermentation takes place in the at controlled temperatures. After the end of fermentation .
Food recommendation for the Terra Alta Garnatxa Negra from Herència Altés
Experience this organic red wine from Spain best tempered at 15 - 18°C as an accompaniment to Boeuf Bourguignon, roasted calf's liver with apples, onions and balsamic vinegar sauce or goose breast with ginger red cabbage and marjoram.
Awards for the Terra Alta Garnatxa Negra from Herència Altés
This wine from Terra Alta DO does not only convince us, no, also renowned wine critics awarded it with 90 points and more. Among the ratings for the 2018 vintage are
- Wine Advocate - Robert M. Parker - 89 points
- James Suckling - 91 points
- Wine Spectator - 91 points
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