Priorat "Bellmunt", Mas d'en Gil
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Organic

Priorat "Bellmunt", Mas d'en Gil - 2017

Item # 29885 750mL
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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Bellmunt is the name of the village in Priorat where the grapes that make this wine are grown. It is also the name of this red wine cuvée which comes from vines planted in a mix of different slates (black and red). Aged in large, old wood casks for 10 months before release.


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One of the joys of wine is when one bottle changes your mind about many. I do my very best to avoid wines from Priorat. My previous experience led me to believe that they were inky and far too alcoholic. I don’t know if it’s Mas d’en Gil’s light touch in the winery or their diverse slate soils, but their wines seem to have wonderful duality. This Grenache blend manages to flaunt its big structure while remaining light on its feet. There’s tempting tart red fruit and the finish is refreshing rather than dry. Wine always seems to humble me, and that too is a joy.

- SD

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