91 points Luis Gutiérrez (Wine Advocate): "[$25 list] The 2018 Black Slate Gratallops, a blend of Cariñena, Garnacha and Syrah, is part of the Black Slate series produced for American importer European Cellars. The varieties fermented separately with natural yeasts, and only 20% of the volume was put in oak barrels for 15 months. It has effervescent freshness and a mixture of red and black fruit with just a spicy twist and some peachy character. There is some rusticity on the palate along with earthy tannins, giving it the profile of a classical Priorat. 20,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in July 2019. Drink: 2019-2022. (Aug 2019)"
|Varietal||Rhone Blends - Red|
|Blend||58% Grenache, 32% Carignan, and 10% Syrah|