Environment: Protected by the hills which surround the vineyards. You can see the perfect adaptation of the vines to the environment.
Vineyard: “The richness of the plot is its poverty”. Calcareous clayey soil with gravel and pebbles. 750m altitude. 2850 vines/Ha. Vertical cordon training. Sustainable viticulture.
Harvest: Hand harvesting only small bunches of grapes in the second week of October, 2018.
Wine making: The grapes are cooled down in cold storage at 5 ºC during 24 hours. Destemmed and selection table. Without crushing. Fermentation with their own yeast. Only free run juice is used. Malolactic fermentation in 500 liter vats. Aging in Foudres of 20Hl for 12 months. Not clarified. Light filtration.
Tasting: Appearance: Deep bright red cherry color with violet rim.
Aroma: Black fruits and aromatic herbs from the hills near the vineyard such as rosemary, thyme, savory.
Taste: Long, structured and full of nerve.
“Acidity, tannin and aroma in harmony”.
Pairing: Intense flavored fish. Lamb, chicken or red meats grilled over a charcoal fire accompanied by roast bell peppers and eggplants
Alcohol: 14% vol.
Temp. of service: 15-16ºC