2016 Celler Cal Pla 'Black Slate' Porrera Priorat

$24.95
(Net Item - no discounts apply)
JD94

The 2016 Black Slate Porrera comes from a project of importer Eric Solomon focusing on the specific villages in the Priorat region of Spain. The 2016 is 60% Grenache and 40% Carignan and spent a full year in used barrels. It offers “Thrilling blue fruits, tar, rose petals, and a smoky, marine, iodine-like character all emerge from this full-bodied effort that opens up nicely with time in the glass……it picks up more minerality with time in the glass, has beautiful balance, and great purity of fruit.” Jeb Dunnuck. We love the Black Slate for its intensity and richness as it just oozes ripe fruit and aromatics out of the glass. And yes, it does taste like it costs three times the price as Jeb raved, so seriously grab a case of this one while you can. Stocks are extremely limited and this will sell out quickly!

Varietal:
Red Blend
Vintage:
2016
Appellation:
Priorat
SKU #:
1039832
JD94

Jeb Dunnuck

The 2016 Black Slate Porrera comes from a project of importer Eric Solomon focusing on the specific villages in the Priorat. The 2016 is 60% Grenache and 40% Carignan that was mostly destemmed and spent a full year in used barrels. Thrilling blue fruits, tar, rose petals, and a smoky, marine, iodine-like character all emerge from this full-bodied effort that opens up nicely with time in the glass. Tasting like it cost three times the price, it picks up more minerality with time in the glass, has beautiful balance, and great purity of fruit. It would be hard to find a better value. Drink bottles over the coming 3-5 years.