In The Glass: Celler de l’Encastell – Marge 2013

by  |  23-11-2015

There are some cellars in Priorat that just happily stay in the background, producing great wines, selling them, and then producing more. They give the impression that great winemaking is easy (it’s not, I know) and this is probably the best way to sum up Encastell. Raimon Castellvi is a pretty mellow, easygoing guy and I don’t know too many people that ever rave on and on about his wines like others in the area but year after year, he’s produced some damned fine wines. He also has great things yet to come such as his 100% Grenache from the village of Porrera that hasn’t been released yet but I tried earlier this year and was even more blown away than the old vine Carignan which already takes my socks and knocks them off. But situated as introduction to all of this is the Marge. No, this isn’t a tribute […]
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