Powerful, rich with ripe tannins

2016 Morlanda

About the wine

Priorat, Spain
Garnacha (50%) and Cariñena (50%)

Morlanda hails from the internationally acclaimed wine region of Priorat in Spain. Priorat is one of the oldest wine regions of Spain, but has only recently emerged as one of the top wine regions in the world. The microclimate and llicorella slate soil of this petite appellation (plantings cover only 2,000 acres) produce wines of intense power and character.

Morlanda is a classic Priorat wine with powerful, rich dark fruits, spices, and minerals. The Morlanda vineyards are located in the hills of Priorat, the highest of which is Morlanda, the wine’s namesake and inspiration. The vineyard’s oldest vines are around 50 years old that produces this big, dense and succulent wine that is balanced with a distinctive minerality born of this unique and singular terroir.

Food Pairing

The rich and powerful structure of this wines pairs well along side dishes with big flavors. Try braised short ribs, roasted pork loin or charbroiled steak with blue cheese.

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