2000 Vall Llach 750ml

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IWC 93   WA 96   WS 90   Customer 93
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Professional Reviews For This Wine

International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

($88; a blend of this producer's very old carinena vines with 50% young merlot and cabernet sauvignon) Saturated medium ruby. Superripe aromas of black raspberry, dark plum and musky espresso. Thick, sweet, chewy and dense; quite powerful but also suave and seamless. Considerably deeper than the Embruix. Finishes with explosive length and noteworthy verve; the huge but pliant tannins coat the front teeth. (Fine Estates From Spain, Dedham, MA)

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 109

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Wine Advocate | Rating: 96

The flagship cuvee from proprietor Luis Llach, a well-known local folk singer, is the 2000 Vall Llach. A blend of 50% old vine Carignan, 35% Merlot, and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, it boasts an opaque purple color as well as a gorgeous bouquet of crushed black raspberries intermixed with powdered stones, white flowers, blackberries, and licorice. Once past the perfume, this is a wine of great purity and presence with a full-bodied, concentrated, layered mouthfeel. It looks to be a brilliant Priorato that should hit its stride in 5-6 years, and last for two decades. It spent 15 months in new French oak prior to bottling, and there are 150 cases available for America.

Drink Dates: 2008-2023
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 145

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Wine Spectator | Rating: 90

Like a fruit spread, with blueberry and blackberry flavors that are thick and sweet. Vanilla accents swirl though the mouthcoating tannins. Big and bold. 75 cases imported.

Drink Dates: 2005+
Author: Thomas Matthews

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Customer Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 93
Author: gotwine
Trust Rating: 86
Tasted On: 02/25/2012

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About This Producer

Vall Llach is a fantastically successful venture founded in 1990 by singer Luis Llach and notary Enric Costa in the Priorat DOCa in the village of Porrera. The Vall Llach (1998 was the first vintage) is from nearly 100-year-old vines and is a blockbuster m�lange of Cari�ena, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Embruix is an amazingly rich, harmonious blend of Cari�ena, Cabernet, Grenache, Merlot and Syrah with a lovely tone of red fruit adding to its character. Idus, their third blend, is also focused around the traditional Cari�ena variety with a mix of New World grapes.

In addition to making careful grape purchases from nearby farms, Vall Llach owns several old estates that grow 60 to 90-year-old Cari�ena and Garnacha vines. During the '90s, the winery planted Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah vines to complement their old vines and blending strategy. The estate aims to find a balance between tradition and cutting-edge technology in its production, from grape cultivation to the wine in the glass.

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