Llicorella Blanc, Priorat
This wine is a ‘Vi de Vila’ – made from grapes harvested from a single village (in this case 40 year old PX vines from the village of Poboleda). The wine is fermented in modern egg-shaped polypropylene tanks to enable controlled micro-oxygenation. It is then aged on the lees for 3 months before being bottled unoaked.
One of only 2 Spanish regions awarded DOQ status (the other is Rioja), Priorat is known for the quality of its wines from rocky, silica slate (Llicorella) soils. The high diurnal range in Priorat contributes to producing fresh, aromatic wines.
About the Producer
Montsant, Priorat and Terra Alta are three of the most exciting wine regions in northern Spain, producing outstanding wines from a wide variety of terroirs. Based in Catalonia, top Co-operative Cellers Unió has 12,000 hectares of land and a hugely impressive winery which can hold up to 15,000 ba...