50% Red Garnacha
10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Medium ruby with flecks of violet; lovely perfume of liquor-like cherry and red
berries; spicy; ripe and soft; floral; ripe red berries; medium bodied; fruity finish with soft
tannins, well balanced freshness, and seductive glycerine sweetness.
Fermentation at controlled temperature (24-28ºC). Malolactic fermentation in concrete vats.
Maceration: 10-12 days. The varieties are vinified together.
Chemical stabilization and soft filtration.
Aging from 9 to 12 months in French oak barrels.
Grenache, Carignan vines from different parts of the valley.
Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon: 5-10 years
Soil in 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.
Harvest lasts from early September until mid October
1kg -1,5kg per vine
40 – 50hl per ha
14,5 % vol. Alcohol
4,9 g/l acidity (tartaric)
<1 g/l residual sugar