A Crianza (aged) red made predominantly from Cabernet Sauvignon with a small amount of Merlot and Callet. Aged 12 months in oak barrels used for one vintage, followed by another year in bottle. A very well structured, elegant and complex wine.
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Callet.
Growing system: “En vaso” bush training and espalier training
Vineyard location: Manacor area (Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain).
Designation: D.O.P. Pla i Llevant – Mallorca.
Type of wine: Red “Crianza”.
Alcohol content: 13.5-14.5 % vol.
Fermentation: Temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks.
Ageing: 12 months in American oak barrels, followed by bottle ageing.
Tasting Notes: Intense, bright cherry red with aromas of roasted coffee, toasted oak and vanilla, against a backdrop of leather and animal skin, with soft hints of ripe fruit. On the palate it is pleasant, meaty, tasty, persistent and well balanced.
Food pairing: pairs well with red meats and cured cheeses.
Serving temperature: between 18 – 19 ºC.
– Silver Medal for the 1999 Vintage – “III Salón Internacional del vino. Madrid 2002”.
– 1st Prize – “1º certamen de vinos mallorquines de Manacor 2002”.
– Bronze Medal for the 2001 Vintage – “XI Edición Nacional y III Internacional de los Premios Zarcillo” of Castilla y León 2003.
– Silver Medal for the 2005 Vintage – ”Concurso Internacional Premium Select Wine Challenge ProWein 2010”.