In 1770 the monks of the Abbey of Montserrat settled in the els Desterrats property as penance. The area was renowned for its harsh climate and tough conditions.
Their work: To cultivate the land to provide food for the Diocese. Their legacy: The discovery of a new terroir and a fine wine. The legend: Large barrels mysteriously disappeared.
Some said that they were taken up to heaven by the angels.
DO: Costers del Segre
GRAPE VARIETIES: Cariñena, Garnacha and Syrah
WINEMAKING: Number of days of skin contact: 10-15 days
Type of fermentation: 100% malolactic fermentation in barrels.
Number of days of fermentation: 7-10 days
Fermentation temperature: 22ºC
Ageing: 100% aged in oak barrels for 15-18 months (40% new
French oak from Nevers).
Purgatori Torres 2017
Region: Costers del Segre
DO Costers del Segre
Its inland location far from the sea has for centuries sidelined this area from world markets, producing wines with its own characteristic elements. Innovations in grape varieties and production methods have recently been introduced. It was the first place in Catalonia where the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay were introduced, alongside its native varieties, and also “California” winemaking techniques were adopted.
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