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Pinyeres
2003 Blend

Viticulture

Vineyard: The Falset zone is very hilly and has a cold climate.
Soil Type: The soil is formed by the decomposition of the granite mass of Falset, mixed with tertiary age limestone deposits.
Vine Age: 20-50 years
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date: Between 2nd and 3rd week of September 2003
Yield: 4 t/ha

Vinification:

Castell de les Pinyeres is a blend of 30% Carinyena, 45% Garnatxa and 5% Ull de Llebre and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot. Ull de Llebre is the name given to Tempranillo in Catalan. .
This wine has been made using traditional fermentation, with the own grape yeast. The wine was aged in oak barrels and bottled in April 2004.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Deep red cherry color
Nose: In the nose it has spiced wooden notes and a very pleasant chocolate aroma with hints of lactic and red fruits in the back.
Palate: In the mouth it is lively, silky, with strong flavors and well balanced. Tastes of red ripe fruit with some green fruits in the aftertaste.
Other:

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 14.20
RS (g/l): 1.5
TA (g/l): 5.2
pH: 3.55
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