Santbru

Santbru

D.O. Montsant
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Tasting Note
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Purple black with a bluish edge and well-formed tears.
Nose
Fresh red fruits and Asian spices
Mouth
Elegant structure and harmonic acidity. It is a mineral wine, fresher and more aromatic than usual, with smooth and juicy tannins.
Varietals
Carignan
46%
Red Grenache
46%
Syrah
8%
Analysis
Alcoholic grade 14,50%
Sulfits content Yes
Vineyard and processing
Elaboration (vinification)

Controlled temperature fermentation at and maceration of the grapes during 20-30 days, making the extraction a little bit easier with smooth pigeages. Aging of 14 months in French oak barrels of 225 l.

Vineyard (viticulture)
Grapes with origin in various small crus of extraordinary quality and clayey/chalky soils. Predominant of old carignan more than 70 years old. Gobelet conduction system and very low production. Plantation density is high with 1 meter between rows and 2 meters between vines. Mediterranean climate in the area (Masroig, Marçà, Capçanes, El Molar) with some continental characteristic in the vineyards located to the northern part and at 700-800 meters of altitude (Cornudella).
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