2015 VINTAGE NOTES: A year with a relatively dry vegetative cycle and sporadic rainfall in September. The winter was cold, followed by a mild spring and a very hot July. Red varieties saw lower yields, but reached excellent ripeness. Mild temperatures during the ripening period (August and September).
TASTING NOTES: Dark cherry red color with garnet highlights. Intensely fruity (blueberries, cassis) with delicate spicy (black pepper) and balsamic notes. A balanced and nicely structured palate with ripe tannins well rounded by aging in excellent oak.
Varietal Composition: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Tempranillo, fruit from Mas la Plana vineyard blended with younger vineyards in the area
VINIFICATION: Fermentation: In stainless steel under controlled temperature for 7-8 days Winemaking: 2 weeks maceration; 12 months aging in French oak (30% new) Bottling Aging: 12 months minimum TECHNICAL DETAILS: Alcohol: 14% pH: 3.65 Total Acidity: 4.9 g/L Residual Sugar: 0.5g/L
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