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Les Sorts Jove
2007 Blend

Viticulture

Vineyard:
Soil Type: Soil is formed by the decomposition of the granite mass of Falset, mixed with tertiary age limestone deposits.
Vine Age: Between 20 and 40 years old.
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date: Between the last week of September and the second of October 2007.
Yield: 4.5 to 5 t/ha

Vinification:

This is a blend of 50% Carignan, 30% Grenache and 20% Syrah.
This wine has been made using Carbonic Maceration method which took seven days. Then the wine was pressed. Alcoholic fermentation was finished off without the skins in underground tanks.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Clear and intense raspberry color with hint of blue and purple on the border.
Nose: Red and black fruit aromas with hints of violet. A very intense after smell in which red fruit aromas reappear.
Palate: Fresh fruit flavors and chocolate followed by a growing reminder of licorice and tannin which illustrates the use of carbon maceration.
Other: A great wine that is versatile; will pair well with any game dishes or quails.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 13.8
RS (g/l): 1.5
TA (g/l): 5.3
pH: 3.65