Medium deep red with flecks of violet; ripe cherry flavours; blueberries; smooth, well integrated, oaky, toasty aromas; medium-bodied; fruit-driven; fine ripe sweetness; good acidity; perfectly balanced; round ripe tannins; long, ripe fruit finish
Temperature controlled fermentation (26-29ºC).
All varieties were vinified separately in stainless steel tanks.
Maceration: 8-15 days.
Malo-lactic fermentation in tank.
Naturally cold stabilized, light filtration.
Soft fining before bottling.
9 month aged in new up to five years old American and French oak barrels.
Light and medium toasted; 0/1 racking.
After blending aged for 6 months in tank before bottling.
Age of the vines: Garnacha, 15 -40 years and Cabernet Sauvignon, 5-15 years.
Soil: The lower vineyards is alluvial while, the higher vineyards and all terraces and slopes are on poor, mineral, stony soil based with some granite and slate.
Prunning: Garnacha, Cariñena, traditional bush vines; Cabernet Sauvignon on wire.
Harvest lasts from early September until mid-October
Yield: 1.2kg –1.5kg per vine; 40-50hl per ha