GRAPE: Garnacha, Cariñena (Samsó), Syrah, Merlot.
APPELLATION: Montsant DO.
VINIFICATION: Hand harvested of Garnacha, Cariñena (Samsó), Syrah and Merlot grapes from the Capçanes highest mountain vinyards.
Up to 50 years old vines at an altitude of 150-450meters. The grapes were destemmed, fermented and macerated for several weeks in cement tanks. Then the wine was aged for 9 months in new up to five years old French and American oak barrels, 300l
TASTING NOTES: Impressive purity wine that reveals vivacity and depth. Wild red and black berry flavors, cherry, spices and crushed rocks. A serious wine at an extremely friendly price.
FOOD PAIRING: Chili con carne, barbecued beef with dry marinade, duck salad with strawberries, filet mignon with peppercorn sauce, mixed grill of beef, sausage and chicken, rib-eye steak with parmesan and salad, moussaka.
95 points by wine critic Carolyn Hammond Evans “The Toronto Star” Canada vntg 2018
91 Points by Wine&Spirits, Vintage 2018.
93 Points by James Suckling; Vintage 2016.
90 Points by Vinous, Josh Raynolds; Vintage 2016.