The 2018 La Cartuja Priorat is a brilliant ruby color. Ripe dark berries, licorice, smoky minerals and a hint of succulent flowers on the perfumed nose. Juicy, round and open-knit; a peppery note adds lift and cut to warm blackberry, bitter cherry and licorice pastille flavors. The long, mineral-accented finish shows very good focus and closes on a youthfully tannic note, leaving cherry pit and floral notes behind.
"A refined, delicious red with sliced-berry, chocolate and walnut aromas and flavors. Medium body. Creamy and delicious. Drink now." James Suckling, 91 Points