Having worked with Joan Sangenís for close to two decades it was a logical decision to select his estate fruit for our Black Slate Porrera. With holdings in some of the top sites in the village, including the famed Mas d’En Caçador vineyard. The Black Slate Porrera is a blend of 20-30 year old Garnatxa and Carinyena with a small addition of Cabernet Sauvignon that is aged in neutral barrels for 12 months.
Black Slate | ‘Porrera,’ Priorat, Spain 2016
The high altitude grapes gives this medium-full bodied wine great beauty and complexity, with amazing minerality.
- Vintage-year: 2016
- Region: Priorat
- Country: Spain
- Grape-variety: Garnatxa, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carinyena
- Color: Red
- Size: 750ml
- Price-range: $10-25
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