Torrent Negre – Selecció Privada Syrah

Syrah single varietal wine which is only made in years when the grapes are of exceptional quality. The number of bottles produced is very small (300 to 1,500 bottles) – you could say that they are the “caprice of the wine producer”.


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Wine data sheet

 Type of grape:  100% Syrah

Grape varieties: Syrah 100%.

Growing system: Espalier training

Vineyard location: Manacor and Felanitx areas (Mallorca, Balearic Islands,
Spain).

Designation: D.O.P. Pla i Llevant – Mallorca.

Type of wine: “Crianza” red.

Alcohol content: 14.5 % vol.

Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats and malolactic fermentation in barrel.

Ageing: 12 months in new Caucasian oak barrels, followed by ageing in bottle.

Tasting Notes: Clean, bright, very intense, highly coloured wine . Complex aromas reminiscent of the Mediterranean, eucalyptus and menthol. Aromas of forest fruit (blackcurrants), pine, black olives, combined with a hint of toasted oak, extremely delicious and long on the palate with a nice relationship of acidity to alcohol, well-balanced, and showing lovely very ripe tannins.

Food pairing: pairs well with the game, aged cheese and red meat in sauce.

Serving Temperature: between 18 – 20 ºC.

Recognition and Awards

– Silver medal for the 2001 Vintage – “XI Edición Nacional y III Internacional de los Premios Zarcillo. Castilla y León 2003”.

– Silver medal for the 2001 Vintage – “IV Salón Internacional del Vino. Madrid 2003”.

– Silver medal for the 2001 Vintage – “VI Edición del concurso Internacional BACCHUS 2004”.

 

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