Varieties: Grenache, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Vineyards: 3.75-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 conglomerate and calcareous sandstones from the foothills of the Prades mountains that, in turn, elevate the vineyard.
Elevation: 740 metres.
Agriculture: Organic, CCPAE-certified. Exclusive use of organic fertilisers 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: The three varieties are harvested and fermented separate- ly in small tanks. The malolactic fermentation takes place in stainless steel and, once finished, is moved into new 500 and 600 L French oak barrels with a maximum aging of about 14 months.
Yeast: Work is done to identify and select the grapevine’s indigenous yeasts for inoculation during fermentation.
Production: Maximum of 4,000 bottles.
Tasting notes: It is complex, intense and clean on the nose, with aromas of ripe black fruit, menthol, balsamic, pastry notes and hints of slate, cloves and tobacco. Soft mouth-feel thanks to the glycerine and gentle on the palate, with good acidity and great body, it has hints of nuts, coffee, chocolate and notes of green tea. Small and sweet tannins that make it very gentle with a long and elegant aftertaste.
Designation of Origin: Costers del Segre.