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Black Slate La Vilella Alta

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Black Slate La Vilella Alta Bottle
Appellation
Priorat
Variety
Garnatxa, Carinyena, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
Age of Vines
15-60
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Llicorella, clay limestone
Altitude
250-450 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, partially destemmed, fermented in concrete, 30 day maceration
Aging
12 months half in concrete tank and half in French oak barrels (30% new)

Overview

Eric Solomon, Bixente Oçafrain and Philippe Cambie collaborate in the creation of Black Slate La Vilella Alta by selecting Garnacha and Carinyena grown on both licorella and clay limestone soils. A blend of old and young-vine fruit and with a small additions of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, La Vilella Alta is a dense and intensively flavored wine that is fermented in tank and aged in French oak barrels of which 30% are new.

Ratings & Reviews

90

2017 Black Slate La Vilella Alta

Source: WA

90

2015 Black Slate La Vilella Alta

Source: WA

94

2015 Black Slate La Vilella Alta

Source: JD

90?

2014 Black Slate La Vilella Alta

Source: WA

95

2013 Black Slate La Vilella Alta

Source: WA

90

2012 Black Slate La Vilella Alta

Source: WA

91

2012 Black Slate La Vilella Alta

Source: IWC

Catalonia, Spain
  • Location
    Catalonia, Spain
  • Appellation
    Priorat
  • Proprietor
    Michel & Christine Vanhoutte
  • Winemaker
    Michel Tardieu & Philippe Cambie
  • Size / Elevation
    35 hectares / 100-600 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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