Daily Wine 5/24/2017

Oliver Conti Emporda 1999
A Left-Bank Bordeaux blend from the far northeastern stretches of Spain, just south of the French region of Roussillon. Dark and concentrated with an elegant, earthy finish. Pairs well with lamb.

Daily Wine 5/24/17:

Oliver Conti – Tinto – Empordà – 1999

  • From Catalonia, Spain towards the French border.
  • Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc.
  • 15 total hectares (~37 acres) of vineyards.
  • Established in 1991 by two brothers, Xavier and Jordi Conti.
  • The soil and climate was better suited to international varietals.

Emporda

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