Costers del Priorat Pissarres 2015

Pissarres

Pissarres is derived from the word "pizarra" which is "slate" in Spanish. This wine is a blend of grapes from Mas Alsera in Torroja del Priorat and Sant Martí in Bellmunt, Costera del Priorat's flagship wine encompasses both the rugged center of Priorat as well as the region's warm south.

Vinification A mix of de-stemmed and whole-cluster grapes are fermented with indigenous yeast in cement vats. The wine is then aged 12 months in 2,300L and 3,000L Slovenian oak barrels and amphoras.

  • Site

    Sant Martí and Mas Alsera at 350m to 500m

  • Grapes

    60% Samsó and 40% Garnacha

  • Vine Age

    Vines planted in 1975 and 1950

  • Soil

    Red llicorella (decomposed slate)

  • Farming

    Lutte Raisonnée

  • Suggested Retail

    $29.00