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2016 GRATAVINUM Silvestris

GRATAVINUM Silvestris 2016 Organic / Biodynamic

39.21* CAD

$39.21* * Suggested retail price

  • 4 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 214216
  • Format
  • Format
  • 6x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Speculative
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • Spain
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Denominación de origen calificada (DOCa)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Cataluna
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Priorat
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Grenache 85 %
    Cabernet Sauvignon 15 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    In the wild and rugged landscape of the Priorat, a dramatic struggle for survival of the vine is carried out. An unique atmosphere that captures any nature and wine lover. That was what attracted the Cusiné Family, one of the traditional wine families in the region of Penedes. That was the magic that led them to start this project with the young winemaker Jordi Fernandez. Gratavinum name is formed by the contraction of the name of the village where the winery is: Gratallops and Vinum wine in...

    See the GRATAVINUM detail page for more information on this brand

  • Tasting notes

    An intense nose, dominated by pure red and black fruits complimenting the savoury, mineral notes. A lively wine, with incredible texture and lovely acidity that provides the structure for a long and persistent finish.

  • Winemaking notes

    Carinyena and Syrah sourced from certified organic and biodynaimc estate owned vineyards. Pre-cold maceration for 7 days, wild yeast fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Aged in a mix of 400L new French oak barrels, 380L lay amphoras and glass Damejoannes for 7 months. The wines is unfined, unfiltered and zero sulfites are added.

Press reviews

  • - 91 Points -

    November 2018

    Gratavinum Silvestris is a ‘natural’ wine in the sense that it is made the way wine was elaborated thousands of years ago using only fermented grape juice with the grape’s natural or wild yeasts and without any other additives. The fruit is grown in organic vineyards that have never received any chemical fertilizers or pesticides. The grape blend is 85/15 garnacha and cabernet sauvignon grown over llicorella (slate) soils. Its fermented in stainless steel and aged in 400L new French oak barrels. Look for an intense black colour. The color is opaque. The attack is fresh and vibrant with pure red and black fruit with a savoury, mineral undercurrent.

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