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Priorato Blanco, Clos Nelin (Mogador)

Clos Nelin produced by René Barbier is a combination of 4 different parcels, totalling 10 hectares. The combination of 50% Grenache Blanc, the other 50% a mixture of Viognier, Pinot Noir (vinified as a white), Roussanne, Marsanne, Macabeo, Pedro Ximénez & Escanya Vella come from vines that range from 10 to 30 years of age. Depending on the varieties and parcels, a mixture of stainless steel, concrete ‘eggs’ (small egg-shaped vats) and various sizes of oak barrel are used in combination with 9 months ageing on the lees.

Producer:
Vintage:
2015
Country:
Spain
Region:
Cataluna
Appellation:
Priorat
Variety:
Blend - Rhone
Color:
White
Case Pack:
6
Bottle Size:
750
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic
Import Partner:
Europvin

Press & Reviews

Spectator

Score:
90
Date:
2015-10-01
Review:
This distinctive white exhibits a deep golden color and a broad texture, with exotic flavors of kumquat, dried pineapple, anise and ginger imparting a spicy, savory character. Delivers grip and cut. Drink now through 2018. 450 cases made.