A Perfect Priorat: La Cartuja Priorat 2017 – JACK’S WINE PICKS OF THE WEEK: 06/11/2020-06/18/2020

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Jack’s Picks of the Week: 06/11/2020-06/18/2020
OR while supplies last!

La Cartuja 2017
Spain – Monterey County

Wine Maker’s Notes: Brilliant ruby. Ripe dark berries, licorice, smoky minerals and a hint of succulent flowers on the perfumed nose. Juicy, round and open-knit; a peppery note adds lift and cut to warm blackberry, bitter cherry and licorice pastille flavors. The long, mineral-accented finish shows very good focus and closes on a youthfully tannic note, leaving cherry pit and floral notes behind. Blend: 70% Garnacha, 30% Mazuelo

 92 point Wine & Spirits: Here’s a good entry point to the wines of Priorat: A garnacha-based blend, this has touches of slate, but it’s mainly focused on fruity notes of blackberries and cherries. Earthiness links the fruit and the firm, sharp tannins, ending fresh, a window that opens out to the Catalan mountains.

Retail: $22.99
On Sale Thru 06/18: $19.55

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