Mas Tortó

Tasting note:

Medium saturated red; dark berry fruit flavours; light roasted aromas of plums, currant; some toasty coffee flavours; lots of red and dark berry flavours in taste; complex but fine; sophisticated style; intense serious fruit character; powerful but elegant; serious sweet tannins; complex and mineral; nice freshness and good length

Food pairing: 

Roasted lamb chops, goat, beef, duck, game (partridge, quail, rabbit); stews, casseroles, grilled vegetable, cheeses, sirloin, oxtail

Grape varieties: 

85% Grenache
15% Syrah

Temperature controlled fermentation (27-29ºC; indigenous yeast).
Varieties are vinified partly separately, partly blended in stainless steel tanks and open barrels
Maceration: 18-30 days
Malolactic fermentation started in tank and finished in barrel
Not cold stabilized, light filtration
No fining

Aged for 12 months in new and one-year-old mainly french oak barrels (228l); Allier and Never light and medium toasted
After blending aged for 3 months in tank before bottling

Grenache: 50-70 year old vines
Terroir:  granite, clay

By hand, in 20kg boxes
Harvest from September until mid-October
Manual selection on table
Yield: 20-30hl/ha (Garnacha); 25-40 hl/ha (the others )

14.5% Vol.
ATT: 4,9 g/l
Residual sugar: 0,8 g/l

Guía ABC 2018:

  • Mas Tortó 2015:92 p.

Guía Peñín 2018:

  • Mas Tortó 2015: 90p.

Selection Das Genussmagazin organic wines 2017:

  • 2014 Mas Tortó : 4 **** stars = Gold
  • 2015 Mas Tortó: 4 **** stars = Gold

Gilbert Gaillard 2017:

  • Mas Tortó 2014: 90+GOLD

Guía Proensa 2017:

  • Mas Tortó 2014: 92p. Finos aromas de frutos negros, tonos florales y minerales en conjunto sugestivo pero algo cerrado. Sólido, con cuerpo y taninos firmes, equilibrado.

"Celler de Capçanes se subió al carro de la vanguardia y de la calidad hace años y ahí sigue, pase lo que pase."
"...Lo que no cambia es la fórmula del éxito...."

Guía ABC 2017:

  • Mas Tortó 2014:93 p.

Selection Das Genussmagazin organic wines 2016:

  • Mas Torto 2014: 4 stars, excellent, GOLD!

Golden Leaf Awards (Vinum Nature) 2016:

  • Mas Tortó 2013: SILVER LEAF (Hoja de Plata)

Guía Proensa 2016:

  • Mas Tortó 2013: 91 p.

Selection Das Genussmagazin 2016

  • Mas Tortó 2013 Eco: 4****

Guía Peñín de los Vinos de España 2016

  • Mas Tortó 2013: 88p.

Mundus Vini 2015

  • Mas Tortó 2013: 85 points
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