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2017 Terroir al Límit Priorat Historic Blanc

Priorat, Spain

A restrained, fascinating white sourced from the many villages of Priorat, from the game-changing Terroir Al Limit gang. Grenache Blanc and Macabeo, light skin contact, savoury yet peachy.

$49.00

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About
(A) striking, dry white Priorat.

James Suckling (JamesSuckling.com)

About The Wine

The Historic red and white wines are designed as a place to house the new plantings of Terroir al Limit and allow winemaker Dominik Hubert to blend together a more general representation of the region.

His famous ability to transmit the essence of the Priorat region like no other is on show here, even at this lower price point.

This is a blend of Grenache Blanc and Macabeo which is dry and tense yet filled with pulpy yellow fruits, honeysuckle and grilled nuts. It's classic Priorat, the way it used to taste.

About Terroir Al Limit

Dominik Hubert is leading something of a renaissance in the historical wine producing region of Priorat.

He is considered one of the brightest young stars of the region, pushing boundaries and striving to make the most elegant and eloquent wines of the region today. In his operation, tradition meets innovation - the old dry grown bush vines of Carignan and Grenache honoured with as little influence as possible from the hand of the winemaker.

These wines are a shining light of the region. Bucking the trend of hulking, oaky wines of yesteryear and bringing Priorat into a new era.

Winemaker Dominik Hubert
Winemaker Dominik Hubert
Priorat, Spain
Additional Info

From The Producer

Made from 75% Grenache Blanc and 25% Macabeo—so roughly the same blend as a generation ago—this bottling revels in its robust Mediterranean texture but with a real restraint of fruit on the nose and palate for now. Pressed whole cluster, the 2017 was wild fermented and raised on lees for six months in a 5000-litre/ concrete tank. No destemming, no stainless steel, no pigeage, no extraction, and there is no new oak—nothing added, nothing taken away. You can just imagine it will flower with age delivering all kinds of beautiful honeysuckle and nutty notes. For now, the wine has a fabulous salinity running through it; a racy, chewy texture, with subtle hints of citrus pith, yellow plums and iodine. A fascinating and classy white wine that is old-school in the very best sense.

Blend : Grenache Blanc (75%), Macabeo (25%)
ABV : 13.00%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

Dominik and his son
Dominik and his son
Priorat, Spain
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

91Points
James Suckling

"Lots of candied citrus fruit and dried pears on the nose of this striking, dry white Priorat. Medium-full with plenty of fruit, a hint of tannin supporting the acidity and a clean long finish. Drink now or hold." - James Suckling (JamesSuckling.com)

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