Familia Nin-Ortiz Planetes de Nin

Priorat, Catalonia, Spain   |  Hearty Red   |  Carignan, Garnacha   |  2016
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NIOR-PLNI-2016
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Product Name Qty
NIOR-PLNI-2016-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£37.90
NIOR-PLNI-2016-6-750-DP
6 x 750ml
£227.40

From vineyards next to the hillside village of Porrera, Ester and Carlos make their own wines, also based on very old vine Garnacha but from even more elevated vineyards than I Terrasses that are north and east facing ensuring a freshness and acidity to balance the considerable weight of intensely ripe, spicy fruit. The wines here (biodynamic and whole-bunch fermented in the case of the Grand vin) reek of terroir and ancient soils, with that heady musk that make you think more of Etna or Barolo or even Chambertin…

"A 60/40 blend of Garnacha and Cariñena from the vineyard that names the wine, the 2016 Planetes de Nin saw a similar vinification and aging as the 2017 I tasted next to it, so the differences found were only due to the vintage and the moment of harvest. This is a fresher vintage, with tantalizing aromas that are subtle and elegant, with notes of violets and red cherries, nuanced and ever-changing in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied and nicely textured, with very fine tannins and fine chalky minerality. 9,108 bottles were filled in April 2017." 95+ pts, Luis Gutiérrez, WA

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  Grower Familia Nin Ortiz
  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 2016
  Bottle or Case? Price by the Bottle, Price by the Case
  Country Spain
  Region Catalonia
  Grape Carignan, Garnacha
  Wine Type Red wines
  Wine Style Hearty Red
  Winemaking Biodynamic wines, Organic wines, Sustainable farming, Vegan wines, Vegetarian wines
  Oak Mildly Oaked
  Drinkability Early in drinking window
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Red Meat - Beef bourguignon, Red Meat - Cassoulet, Red Meat - Roast Lamb
  Sub Region Priorat

Familia Nin Ortiz

Amazing Priorat vineyards of Ester Nin, winemaker at nearby I Terrasses

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