Priorat, "L'Inconscient," Les Cousins

Priorat, "L'Inconscient," Les Cousins - 2018

Item # 26933 1.5L
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From a pair of cousins afflicted with a strong dose of travel and the desire to make wines that are accessible yet pure. Marc & Adria Perez grew up on farms and wineries so their point of view is precise. They emphasize the youthful, carefree side of Priorato. The fruit is forward, the texture rich.


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