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Les Sorts Jove
2008 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 second of September and the second of October 2008
Yield: 5 t/ha

Vinification:

This is a blend of 50% Carignan, 30% Grenache and 20%. Syrah.
This wine has been made using the 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 hints of blue and purple on the border.
Nose: Black fruit on the nose with a finish of chocolate and “bonbon anglais”, banana with some earthy notes at the finish.
Palate: Fresh fruit flavors and chocolate followed by a growing reminder of licorice and tannin which illustrates the use of carbonic maceration.
Other: A delicious light wine with robust fruity flavors and unusual freshness. Can be enjoyed on its own or with Italian dishes or pizza.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 13.95
RS (g/l): 1.3
TA (g/l): 5.45
pH: 3.6