Varieties: 100% Carignan.
Area: 1.2-hectare plot.
Orientation: Planted on the northeast slope.
Soil: Varying amounts of gravel and substrates of dirt and rock. Formed in the Paleogene, it contains clay and silt with intercalations of conglome- rate and calcareous sandstones from the foothills of the Prades mountains that, in turn, elevate the vineyard.
Elevation: 712 metres.
Agriculture: Organic, CCPAE-certified. Exclusive use of organic fertili- sers made by the winery itself. Control of the origin of organic matter and cooking temperatures. Ploughing between strains with preservation of the ground-layer vegetation. Biodynamic practices in vineyard applications and work
Harvest: Hand harvesting into boxes and refrigeration of the whole grape, with a strict selection grape by grape on a double sorting table.
Production: Fermentation and maceration in a 5,000 L tank where malolactic fermentation also takes place. Aged in six selected one-year-old 600 L French oak barrels – from Allier. Aged for a maximum of 12 months.
Yeast: Work is done to identify and select the grapevine’s indigenous yeasts for inoculation during fermentation.
Production: Maximum of 4,600 bottles.
Tasting notes: Intense colour, black fruit, very concentrated, black plum and tobacco, mineral and persistent.
Designation of Origin: Costers del Segre.