Terroir is more than the sum of its altitude, soil and fruit. It is also a prism for focusing skill and intent. As a beautiful blend of local varieties, Terra de Cuques Negre captures the complex soul of Torroja terroir. Llicorella-grown Carignan establishes the structure, backbone and acidity while clay-born Grenache lends the elegant expression of red fruit. The organically farmed vines range from 25 - 40 years old and grow at 300 - 350 meters in elevation. The fruit is hand harvested, whole cluster fermented and then more or less left alone before being transferred to foudres and cement for 14 months of aging.
|Minimum Order:||6 bottles|
PRESS: 99 POINTS, JAMES SUCKLING
The purity of fruit in this is amazing with crushed berries, violets and slate. Full body. Powerful and very structured. The length and power are so impressive. The depth is great all round. Goes on for minutes. Better in 2022.
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