2016 Potente Montsant, Spain Red Wine
This flavorful wine offers notes of blackberry, black raspberry, chocolate, toasted oak and mint.
Brand: Potente Montsant
Varietal: Red Blend
Item #: 45970
About This Wine:
Historical documents show that the Romans made wine there. Carthusian monks promoted grape growing throughout the area. And once the 19th century arrived, the wines of Monsant were earning accolades in wine competitions around the world. Much more recently, acclaimed vintner Eva Lopez met with farmers in Montsant, and immediately knew she had found people who grow grapes that are true to their place of origin using indigenous varieties.
Lopez decided to develop her Potente project in this incredible area of Catalonia, producing a blend of Garnacha (a.k.a. Grenache), Carinena, Syrah and Merlot grown in small plots on dramatic terraces using sustainable agriculture.
The 2016 Potente is ruby red in hue, medium to full in body and quite flavorful, with a smooth finish. It’s a wine that perpetuates the ancient tradition of Montsant winemaking with a modern, food-friendly twist.