2004 Oriel Setena Red

Terra Alta, Spain

Name Story

Setena is the Catalan word for one-seventh—the amount of the harvest that farmers in ancient Spain paid landowners for the right to work the land.

Winemaker

Xavier Clua

Vineyards | Winemaking

Old vines on well-draining clay and chalk soils high on the terraced hills southwest of Barcelona. Cold fermentation and extended maceration. Aged for 8 months in French oak barrels (70% new).

Grapes

40% Garnacha, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 10% Tempranillo, 10% Merlot. Picked: October 1–20, 2004.

Tasting Notes

Aroma: Fresh redcurrant and cherry with toasty notes. Taste: Mature dark fruit and spice, with sweet tannins and a long, mineral finish.

Drink by Date

Now through 2012.

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Bottle: 750ml
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