Scala Dei Pla dels Àngels

Grenache
The Global Rosé Masters
Guia de Vins de Catalunya

Another face of the Grenache. Pla dels Àngels is the first pink of Cellers Scala Dei made by its oenologist Ricard Rofes who has managed to make this fragrant, fresh and delicate rosé wine from a selection of grapes from tall vines on clay soils.

Awards

vintage 2019
vintage 2018
vintage 2017
vintage 2016
vintage 2015
vintage 2014
2020
Gold Medal
Global Rosé Masters
2020
Great Golden Baco
Baco Vintage 2019 Awards
2021
90 points
Guía Peñín
2020
Gold Medal
Grenaches du Monde
2021
Best Rosé Wine
Guia de Vins de Catalunya
2020
Gold Medal
The Drinks Business - Autumn Tasting
2020
90 points
James Suckling
2021
90 points
Guía Proensa
2021
91 points
Decanter Spanish Rosé Wine Tasting
2021
94 points
Guía de Vinos de La Vanguardia
Ricard Rofes
Scala Dei Oenologist
Scala Dei Pla del Àngels represents another side to Grenache from Scala Dei, a wine with fine and delicate aromas that will pair well with any occasion, whether around a table or simply enjoying a moment of relaxation.
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View

Of a very pale colour towards a white wine although comes from black grapes. Bluish glints on the border show us a faint pink very attractive

Nose

Aromatically delicate, with citrus tones, strawberries, grapefruit and anise tones.

Palate

Round and fresh, a wine that invites to drink again.

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Varieties and Analysis

Grenache

Varietal

14.5%

Alcohol volume (%)

D.O.Q. Priorat

D.O.

Rosé wine

Product

The Winery

Scala Dei is the oldest winery in Priorat. Its origins lie in the lands surrounding the Scala Dei Monastery, where Carthusian Monks made wine as far back as the year 1163.  Today, the same spirit of artisanal craftsmanship is maintained and adapted to new techniques.  The Scala Dei wines are a true expression of the terroir, made using very special vineyards in a prime location. They stand out for being the oldest in the area, situated at altitudes between 400 and 800 metres, with distinctive soil and a variety of orientations.

Elaboration - Vinification

In order to preserve the aromatic properties of the Grenache the grapes are cooled on entering the winery to 2 ºC.

In order to preserve the aromatic properties of the Grenache the grapes are cooled on entering the winery to 2 ºC, they are destemmed and after 3 hours of maceration with the skins the free run juice is extracted from the grapes in tanks to obtain this pale and at the same time pleasant colour. After that the must is fined and undergoes the same fermentation as if it were a white wine. Following fermentation it remains in tanks for 4 months until it is time for bottling.

Vineyard - Viticulture

Grapes from high zones of Scala Dei, grown on clay soils that retain acidity and consequently the grapes’ freshness at the time of harvest.

Grapes from high zones of Scala Dei, grown on clay soils that retain acidity and consequently the grapes’ freshness at the time of harvest. Young and old vineyards, predominantly north and east facing, located between 500 and 600 metres above sea level.

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