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Mallolet red

Appellation
D.O. Empordà.

Vintage
2016

Varieties
Samsó (Carignan) and red Grenache.

Climate
Mediterranean, with strong north wind (Tramontana) and sea breezes in the afternoon.

% vol.: 13,5º

Yield
Carignan from old vines produces 4.000 Kg/ha and red Grenache 5.000Kg/ha.

Location of the vineyards
In the plain, 50 meters high.

Soils
Sandy, clay and crushed rocks.

Harvest
Grapes picked by hand in crates of 20 kilos. The red Grenache picked in the last days of September and the Carignan from the 5th October until the 19th.

Vinification process
de-stemming, cold pre-fermentation for 24 hours and fermentation at 24-26ºC with the skins for 6 days.

Ageing
5 months in stainless tanks and bottled since March 2017.

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