"La Planella is a blend made exclusively for the United States market. The 2005 is made up of 40% Carignan, 20% Grenache, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 20% Syrah. The wine is fermented in stainless steel and aged 6 months in French and American oak. It is dark ruby in color, with a fruity, spicy nose that jumps from the glass. Medium bodied with some elegance, this is a wine for near-term drinking over the next 2-4 years.
Montsant, a relatively new D.O., surrounds the famous D.O. of Priorat southwest of Barcelona. Joan d’Anguera is a family estate dating back 200 years. –J.M. (eRobertParker.com, 2-28-07)"