Costers del Prior Priorat 2018
A beautifully structured wine full of ripe fresh mulberry and blackberry.
Intense cherry red in colour. The primary aromas are of intensely ripe black fruit, typically mulberries and blackberries, but there is also a light touch of lavender flower; a hint from its ageing in French oak barrels, but there are also high levels of secondary aromas: spicy notes of black pepper along with some smokey, toasty characters and tobacco.
Elegant on the palate, with balanced and integrated acidity; well structured with some meaty flavours, and again a great intensity of toasty, smokey flavours to balance the mulberry and blackberry flavours.
A rich and satisfying mouthful.
Celler Morlanda is one of the pioneering wineries that's breathed new life into the Priorat area, located south-west of Catalonia, planting Garnacha and Carignan high up on rugged terraced vineyards. Winemaker Judit Llop works to protect the grapes from high temperatures in summer. The dry licorella soils give brooding, dense wines, which need to spend time in oak barrels to show their true character.
Part of Ferrer Family Wines since 1997, Celler Morlanda now makes a boutique range of award-winning wines.
50% Cariñena AKA Carignan, 50% Garnacha AKA Grenache/Garnatxa