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La Peluda

Herencia Altes

La Peluda Bottle
Appellation
Terra Alta
Variety
Garnatxa Peluda
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Sand, sandy limestone
Altitude
450 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, 24 hour prefermentation cooling, sorted, 30% whole cluster, fermentation tank, pigeage
Aging
12 months in 500L French oak demi-muids

Overview

Nuria Alt├ęs considers Garnacha Peluda, the thin-skinned and hairy-leafed mutation of Garnacha to be her Pinot Noir. Sourced from her neighbors in Batea and Gandesa, this variety makes for expressive wines when grown in the sandy and chalky soils of Terra Alta.

Ratings & Reviews

92

2015 La Peluda

Source: WA

Catalonia, Spain
  • Location
    Catalonia, Spain
  • Appellation
    Terra Alta
  • Proprietor
    Nuria Altes & Rafael de Haan
  • Winemaker
    Nuria Altes & Jaume Clua
  • Size / Elevation
    14 hectares / 450 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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