- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Garnacha grape , Cariñena grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Priorat
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16º-18º C
- WINERIES: Viñedos de Cal Grau
- TASTING NOTES: It comes from a selection of vineyards in the La Solana of Carignan, Grenache varieties and sometimes with a bit of Cabernet Sauvignon. Their wines are assembled after the period of aging in new barrels and second year is usually between 6 and 13 months. It is a wine with aromas of berries on mineral, earthy, vegetable and spicy nuances. The palate is broad, with perfect acidity and good length.
- BARREL AGING: 12 months
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Badaceli, an elegant wine with a lingering finish.
Special features of the wine:
Wine making Badaceli
13 months in new (30%) and second year (70%) French oak barrels.
What kind of wine is Badaceli
Red wine with twelve months of aging in French oak barrels of first and second year.
The winery Viñedos de Cal Grau
Winery integrated in the Iberian Wine Company, belonging to the Osborne family.
Founded in 2003, Cal Grau is a small winery that maintains its family spirit and produces wines that reflect the Priorat's charism, its terroir and its licorella, its climate and its landscape.
Located in Finca la Solana, in the municipality of El Molar, Bodegas y Viñedos de Cal Grau currently has more than 40 ha, of which approximately 22 are dedicated to the vineyard. In order to maintain the balance of the farm, the winery has chosen to preserve its forests and ancient olive trees, which are integrated with the vineyards where they grow mainly Garnacha and Cariñena, but also other international varieties. After harvesting, all of them are processed in small tanks and they are aged in French wood separately, until the final assembly and tasting.
Denomination of origin of Badaceli
El Priorat is a Spanish Denomination of Origin, based in Tarragona.
The vineyards are located in slate lands, and the contribution of the Mediterranean climate, give their wines a quality that makes it classified as "qualified".
A qualified DO guarantees the origin of the product in its entirety, through the traceability system.
The fidelity of a wine and a flavor to its land, is one of the main characteristics of this DO.
It has 92 wineries and 1,888 hectares of vineyards.
Variety of grapes used in Badaceli
Cariñena 55%, Garnacha 35% and Cabernet Sauvignon 10%.
The beginning of the cultivation of the vine and in particular of the Garnacha, dates back to the year 1145 and is attributed to the Cistercian monks of the Monastery of Veruela, located a short distance from Fuendejalón and Magallón.
The Cariñena grape, is originally from Cariñena (Aragón) from where it passed to Sardinia.
For many years it has been the vine most planted and produced in France, arriving in 1988 to occupy an area of ??167,000 hectares. Subsequently the EU began a policy of withdrawal of this vine through the policy of subsidies.
The Cariñena vine is characterized by high capacity to produce high yields, and by being a vine that can develop vertically.
Wine pairing Badaceli
With red meats, roasts and rice .
Occasions in which this wine Badaceli is appropriate
A very suitable wine to give as a gift
Price / quality ratio of Badaceli
Very good relationship
Bodegas y Viñedos Cal Grau continues to create wines and brands of good value for money, as is the case with this red wine.
Degree of alcohol and optimum service temperature of Badaceli
Alcohol content of 14º, and its tasting temperature must be between 16º and 18º.
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