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Les Sorts Vinyes Velles
2009 Blend


Vineyard: Old Vineyards from the Southern part of Montsant.
Soil Type: It is formed by the decomposition of the granite mass of Falset, mixed with tertiary age limestone deposits.
Vine Age: Over 60 years old with some 90 years old vineyards.
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date:
Yield: 2.5 to 3 t/ha.


This is a blend of 60% Carignan, 30% Grenache and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
The fermentation and maceration of the grapes was a relatively slow process,it took approximately 26 days to complete. The malolactic fermentation was done in new French Oak barrels, aged for 17 months in oak barrels and another 24 months in the bottle before release. Unfined and soft filtration.
Guía Peñin 2015 awarded this wine 90 Points.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Dark cherry with hints of purple on the rim.
Nose: Complex aromas of red and black fruits, with some spice.
Palate: This is a complex wine with bold fruity flavors, black pepper, cloves, cacao and hints of cigar box mingle together. It reminds of a Mediterranean forest. Rich and fresh at once with mature tannins. Gratifying and palatable, with a lingering soft finish.
Other: This is an elegant wine, it is well balanced and will complement a wide variety is dishes; Oxtail with prunes, wild boar sausages or boar Osso Bucco, Puy lentils with duck confit. It will also pair well with slow roast shoulder of lamb or any grilled meat.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 14.5
RS (g/l): 0.65
TA (g/l): 5.8