Subtle, fresh and lively, floral and red berry fruit flavours; with a hint of herb and spices. Fragile and delicate structure; fine and very seductive, lively, very fresh; light spicy smoky oak flavours; medium bodied; fresh acidity; fine acidity/alcohol balance ; fine viscous glycerin sweetness; long finish
“Pinot Noir 2010, 5/X” 92p Al límite de la máxima elegancia. Toques al fondo de fruta roja, muy fina la barrica. Goce en boca, suavidad, persistencia.
“Wein- plus” , Germany 2012:
“Pinot Noir 2010, 5/X” 88p Clean nose, ripe, partly preserved black berries, some raspberries and cherries, touch of dried herbs, some tobacco, integrated oak and prominent mineral notes. Full-bodied and juicy on the palate, ripe, creamy, partly preserved and candied fruit, some oak and chocolate, delicate acid bite, very ripe, silky tannins, persistent, appealing style, already deceptively approachable, although the wine does not yet reveal its full potential, firm core, has some depth, very good finish.
Temperature-controlled fermentation (27-29ºC; natural yeast)
Maceration: 18 days
Malolactic fermentation started in stainless steel tank and finished in barrel
Not cold stabilized, light filtration
After blending aged for 3 months in tank before bottling
Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels 0 to 2 years old, light toasted, no racking
Age of vines: 7 years
Soil: clay, and limestone
Manual harvest at the end of September
700g – 1400g per vine