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CLN0319RW
Clos 93
L’Exclamació
2019
Priorat
Organic Farming
Wild yeasts
Low Sulphur
Vegan

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DOQ Priorat, is one of only two regions (along with DOCa Rioja) that sit at a quality level above the rest of Spanish wines, affording them higher prices and a much more stringent quality control. As with much of Catalunya its mainstay grape is Garnacha (both White & Black) with 3 and 4 other international varietals allowed respectively. But it is Priorat’s heat and soil that truly distinguishes it from its neighbours. Old bush vines, in poor steep rocky and black slate soil (Licorella) offer small yields of powerful concentrated fruit as the vines struggle to find water. There is an aging system but it’s barely followed, with most wines spending 12-18 month in French oak and a year or two in bottle.

Clos 93, so called because it was the 93rd winery (or Clos) to register with the Consejo Regulador de Priorat, was created only 10 years ago by two brothers and their uncle; Rubén Sabaté (winemaker), Josep Sabaté and Pepo García, in whose house and garage they make the wines. The grapes themselves come from vines in the town of El Lloar, where they are just one of two wineries. With some 108 wineries now registered in Priorat, whilst Clos 93 may not be the newest winery, but it is officially recognised as Priorat’s smallest winery, producing just 12,500 bottles.

Tasting note: Focused, and powerful needing some time open to evolve. Dark soft bitter chocolate; cooked blackcurrants; earthiness; cloves and black spice. Dried fruits; juicy tannins and huge length finish it off.
Winemaking Detail: Hand harvested, followed by maceration for approximately 25-30 days before being aged on the lees in used French oak for 18 months. Whole-bunch pressed and fermented with stalks, this is the only 100% Syrah of the DOQ Priorat.
Features Raspberry Blackcurrant Chocolate Savoury Intense

Features Blackcurrant, Chocolate, Good Tannins, Intense, Raspberry, Savoury,
Tasting note Focused, and powerful needing some time open to evolve. Dark soft bitter chocolate, cooked blackcurrants, earthiness, cloves and black spice. Dried fruits, juicy tannins and huge length finish it off.
Drink with
Chocolate, Oxtail, Prunes,

Wine details

Country Spain
Region Priorat
Producer Clos 93
Wine Name L’Exclamació
Colour Red
Style Rich & Full bodied
Vintage 2019
Main Grape Syrah
Other Grapes
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Cork
A.B.V. 15%
Production 900
Aging 18 months in 300L French oak barrels
Soil Red clay and black slate (Licorella)
Time to drink Now - 2028
Winemaking Detail Hand harvested, followed by maceration for approximately 25-30 days before being aged on the lees in used French oak for 18 months. Whole-bunch pressed and fermented with stalks, this is the only 100% Syrah of the DOQ Priorat.

CLN0319RW
Clos 93
L’Exclamació
2019
Priorat
Organic Farming
Wild yeasts
Low Sulphur
Vegan

DOQ Priorat, is one of only two regions (along with DOCa Rioja) that sit at a quality level above the rest of Spanish wines, affording them higher prices and a much more stringent quality control. As with much of Catalunya its mainstay grape is Garnacha (both White & Black) with 3 and 4 other international varietals allowed respectively. But it is Priorat’s heat and soil that truly distinguishes it from its neighbours. Old bush vines, in poor steep rocky and black slate soil (Licorella) offer small yields of powerful concentrated fruit as the vines struggle to find water. There is an aging system but it’s barely followed, with most wines spending 12-18 month in French oak and a year or two in bottle.

Clos 93, so called because it was the 93rd winery (or Clos) to register with the Consejo Regulador de Priorat, was created only 10 years ago by two brothers and their uncle; Rubén Sabaté (winemaker), Josep Sabaté and Pepo García, in whose house and garage they make the wines. The grapes themselves come from vines in the town of El Lloar, where they are just one of two wineries. With some 108 wineries now registered in Priorat, whilst Clos 93 may not be the newest winery, but it is officially recognised as Priorat’s smallest winery, producing just 12,500 bottles.

Tasting note: Focused, and powerful needing some time open to evolve. Dark soft bitter chocolate; cooked blackcurrants; earthiness; cloves and black spice. Dried fruits; juicy tannins and huge length finish it off.
Winemaking Detail: Hand harvested, followed by maceration for approximately 25-30 days before being aged on the lees in used French oak for 18 months. Whole-bunch pressed and fermented with stalks, this is the only 100% Syrah of the DOQ Priorat.
Features Raspberry Blackcurrant Chocolate Savoury Intense

Features Blackcurrant, Chocolate, Good Tannins, Intense, Raspberry, Savoury,
Tasting note Focused, and powerful needing some time open to evolve. Dark soft bitter chocolate, cooked blackcurrants, earthiness, cloves and black spice. Dried fruits, juicy tannins and huge length finish it off.
Drink with
Chocolate, Oxtail, Prunes,

Wine details

Country Spain
Region Priorat
Producer Clos 93
Wine Name L’Exclamació
Style Rich & Full bodied
Vintage 2019
Main Grape Syrah
Other Grapes
Size 6 x 75cl
Closure Cork
A.B.V. 15%
Production 900
Aging 18 months in 300L French oak barrels
Soil Red clay and black slate (Licorella)
Time to drink Now - 2028
Winemaking Detail Hand harvested, followed by maceration for approximately 25-30 days before being aged on the lees in used French oak for 18 months. Whole-bunch pressed and fermented with stalks, this is the only 100% Syrah of the DOQ Priorat.