Area: D.O. Terra Alta (180 km at the
southwest of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain)
Production: 7.000 bottles of 750 ml
Type of wine: oak maturated red wine.
Grape varieties: 33% Cabernet Sauvignon,
25% Grenache, 16% Tempranillo, 15% Merlot, 11% Syrah
Control of maduration: Tasting and analytical (control of weight, % vol. potencial
Entry to the winery: small destemmer.
Elaboration: we make three vinification:
¬ TEMPRANILLO & MERLOT vinified together at 16 ° C, “cooked” at low temperature,
pumping over as much as possible the first 24 hours in order to extract color and aromas.
Then 2 times daily 30 ‘. End of alcoholic fermentation without skins, in order do not
extract strong tannins. Soft pressed, malolactic fermentation in tank.
¬ GRENACHE & SYRAH harvested together at 70% of phenolic maturation, looking for a little bit more freshness. Carbonic maceration at low temperature for a long time, looking for a sweet aromas, destemmed and end of fermentation without skins. Malolactic
fermentation in tank.
¬ CABERNET SAUVIGNON: harvested with as much phenolic maturation as possible, full
fermentation with skins, at 22 ° C, 2 pumping over daily 30 ‘, in order to get a good structure from ripe tannins. Malolactic fermentation in tank.
Maturation: 12 months in French oak barrels, different for each vinification:
¬ TEMPRANILLO & MERLOT: 300L barrels of French oak, medium toast long.
¬ GRENACHE & SYRAH: 300L barrels of French oak, medium toast.
¬ CABERNET SAUVIGNON: 225L barrels of French oak, high toast.
All the barrels are tasted in order to decide the final blend.
We recommend to taste it at 14ºC.
Low sulfites content