2018 Familia Torres Costers del Segre "Purgatori", Penedès, Spain
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ABOUT THIS WINE
In 1770, the monks of the Abbey of Montserrat settled in the els Desterrats property as penance. The area was renowned for its harsh climate and tough conditions. Their work: to cultivate the land to provide food for the diocese. Their legacy: the discovery of a new terroir and a fine wine. The legend: targe barrels mysteriously disappeared. Some said that they were taken up to heaven by the angels.
Cariñena, Garnacha and Syrah from Costers del Segre DO. After harvest and crushing, the must sees 6-10 days of skin contact. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks which about 7-10 days at 22ºC. The wine is then aged in 100% barrel for 15–18 months (30% new French oak).
ABOUT THIS PRODUCER
Built on 150 years of history and tradition, Familia Torres continues to be one of the most renowned wine producers in Spain. Torres family roots date back even further, residing in the Penedès region for over 300 years. Today, Familia Torres produce quality wine from 9 DOs across Spain showcasing the most esteemed terroirs that embody tradition and innovation. Miguel Torres Maczassek, the fifth generation of the family, is at the helm and upholds the family values of respect, cooperation, excellence, vitality and curiosity.
In Catalonia, the winery produces the Familia Torres collection, showcasing their premiere wines in the region they’ve inhabited for centuries. Extending further, Familia Torres produce the Properties collection, which showcases some of Spain’s most well-known wine regions. With reliable quality and a true sense of history, Torres is a pillar of the wine community, and uses their reputation to advocate for environmental initiative, social responsibility, and fair trade as a way of ensuring the continuity of wine production. With Torres, wine is an essential part of community, environment, and tradition, and is, above all, a celebration of life.
|Wine Type||Red Wine|
|Grape(s)||Cariñena, Garnacha, Syrah|
|Appellation||Costers del Segre|