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Characteristics of Cruor
Cruor is a red wine from the D.O Priorat produced by Casa Gran del Siurana, a winery belonging to Grupo Perelada.
This winery is located in Bellemunt del Priorat (Tarragona), in a famous farmhouse like the 'Casa Gran'. For 3 centuries lived the Carthusian monks in the Scala Dei monastery, the monastic order that introduced winemaking to the Priorat.
Cruor is a blend of Garnacha Negra (40%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Syrah (20%) y Cariñena (10%). The grapes originates from different estates, la Casa Gran and La Fredat.
Regarding production, after a traditional winemaking process in stainless steel containers, Cruor is aged for 12 months in 225 litre French oak barrels, 50% are new and the rest in second year.
Serve at 16ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Roasts, Roasted red meats, Mature cheese, Grilled red meats, Game birds, Game stew, Iberian ham
SightIntense cherry red with garnet reflections.NoseAromas of red fruit with roasted and balsamic notes, combined with some smooth milky touches.TasteWide and flavoursome. Unctuous and fresh with good presence of ripened red fruits. Appearance of mineral undertones. Mature tannins. Very long and persistent.
SightCherry red with maroon tones.NoseA balsamic aroma, with fine, delicate notes from its ageing in the barrel, spices and milky nuances.TasteFresh, concentrated and elegant in the mouth. Ripe tannins noticed. On the palate this wine is enwrapping and round, with a long, deep aftertaste.
SightIntense deep cherry colour with a maroon edge. Bright, medium-high robe with elegant, fine tears on the glass. NoseVery expressive nose with intense aromas of ripe red and black fruit complimented by spices, subtle hints of Mediterranean woods and some surprising dried fruit. Toasted aromas take a back seat at first but gradually grow. Nice mineral background. TasteSmooth attack. Tasty, silky, round and smooth on the palate with something warm. Very fruity, something liquorice, with intense toasted notes. Good structure and well-balanced, with body. Good acidity bringing freshness. Smooth, ripe tannins. Long finish with an elegant persistence leaving mineral notes and a pleasant fruity aftertaste. A fine, elegant wine.
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SightDeep cherry colour. Brilliant.NoseIntense aromas with a generous load of red berries and black fruits with notes provided by the ageing (roasted, smoked and cocoa) and nuts. Mineral touches typical of the wine of this area.TasteIn the mouth, this is a round wine, with a smooth and tasty mid palate. Fresh acidity and fine tannins. Very balanced wine with a long and lingering finish and an aftertaste of strawberries and red fruits.
SightVery deep cherry coloured wine with a garnet red edge.NoseIt is very expressive on the nose, reminiscent of ripe red fruit with traces of Mediterranean forest herbs. It has a noticeable hint of aging, but this is not predominant.TasteIt is modern, complex, and mineral, with a lingering and well-integrated acidity, which gives it freshness. The smooth, drawn-out tannins increase the good palate. It is a remarkable wine, principally for its refinement and elegance.
Priorat is craftsmanship and tradition, old and robust vines that are grown and born deep inside the province of Tarragona. They are grown on slopes that are sleety with low fertility and difficult to grow in. In Priorat they produce great red wines of an excellent quality, a maroon colour, robust, dense and rich flavour, intense aromas and sometimes there are reflections present of minerals from the soils.
This winery is the result of the union of two wineries, La Casa Gran y La Fredat in the municipality of Bellmunt del Priorat, and the new project of the brand Castillo de Peralada in the region of Priorat. La Casa Gran del Siurana is a new project of this large winery from Empordà in the lands of Priorat, an area where the best wines of Catalonia are aged and produced.