Carignan

2017

Area: D.O. Terra Alta (Catalonia, Spain)

Grape varieties: 100% Carignan old vine.

Graduation: 14º

Type of Wine: Oak Maturated Red Wine

Description:

A 100% Carignan wine from old vines. A wine with structure, elegant and balanced. The toasted aromas of the aging blend perfectly with the ripe black fruit. A delicious Carignan.
Crianza-001
12 months
Secano-001
Crop
of dry land
A-mano-001
Hand-picked
Produccion-001
Production
1.600 bottles
SO2-001
SO2
38 mg/l
Veganos-001
Suitable for
vegans
Biosfera-001
Biosphere
Reserve
Transp
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12 months

Crop of dry land

Hand-picked

1.600 bottles

of 750 ml

SO2 38mg/L

Maximum allowed 100 mg/L for organic wine

Suitable for vegans

Biosphere Reserve

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“The expression of the old Carignan, traditionally discredited.
Harvest to Red Scratch ”

Elaboration

Cold pre-maceration, fermentation at low temperature for 21 days, long maceration with mature skin, soft pressing, malolactic in barrel.

Maturation

Maturation in French oak barrels for 12 months of 300L capacity, medium toast. Second use barrels to not mask the fruit and get a stylish maturation. Clarified and slightly filtered, sediments may form.

Concept

Wine/tribute to the Carignan, in his old age gets to show its full potential, in my opinion, “the Mediterranean Cabernet” because of its reduced size berry, acidity, color and structure.
For the label has chosen an owl, hand-drawn, since this animal, elderly, symbolizes wisdom in children’s stories, perhaps as old Carignan??

Tasting note

Very lively, bright color. Concentrated, tannic wine with good acidity, balance between 14% alcohol and acidity. Good fruit concentration, youthful wine. Mineral, long, fine grained tannins, salty. Red fruits: cranberries, red currant, red cherry. Very refreshing, oak beautifully integrated, wonderful length, well-balanced. Serious and pleasant at the same time!

Tasting by Frank Smulders MW (Master of Wine desde 1992).

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