Petit Torrent

Petit Torrent

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.


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Wine data sheet

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.

Recognition and Awards

– 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”.

 

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