Prior 2019, Scala Dei


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Deep intense ruby-garnet in colour with a blue-hued rim. Intense and lingering aromas of red and black fruit: wild strawberries and blackberries, and violet floral nuances, underlain by supple spiciness and toasty notes. This wine has body, finesse, a silky mouthfeel with ripe, elegant tannins, which are enhanced by mineral aromas from the licorella soil. Scala Dei is THE wine of the Priorat with the D.O.C being built around Scala Dei Cartoixa which is still produced today. Founded in the 12th Century by Carthusian monks who were trying to settle around Montsant (the holy mountain), local shepherds told them that at night they could see the angels climbing God’s stairs to meet him (Scala Dei – Ladder of God). So they settled and started making wine and the name was born. For this reason, every single bottle of wine produced in the Priorat must have the logo of Scala Dei on the bottle, whichever vineyard makes it.