2000 Cellar Vall Lach, Priorat, Vall Lach (RT96) A blend of 50% Carinyena, 35% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, from the steep slate slopes that are hand farmed and harvested. 18 years of cellaring has done this once oak-dominated wine stunning justice. Yes, bought on release and stored in my cellar since. This was my last bottle, but it was worth the wait. Showing a dense, dark crimson hue, the aromatics soar from the glass as notes of spicy red fruit interwoven with minerals, bright purple blossoms, crushed rock and hints of fennel emerge. In the mouth it delivers a magical, elegant palate feel packed with fresh fruit and endless dimension. world class in every way. Drink now-2030+