3D3

D.O. Terra Alta

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3D3

3 plots, 3 grape varieties, 3 wines to give complexity whilst respecting their originality

The wine

Vintage 2015
Varieties Garnatxa negra, Syrah, Merlot
Harvest Picked by hand in 15kg boxes in mid September
Winemaking In stainless steel, with short macerations
Ageing Three months in stainless steel on the lees, followed by three in 3000 litre "Botti"
Notes Ruby red with violet hints; red fruits on the nose that merge with spicy, balsamic notes; Well rounded tannins, fresh with a long finish.

The vineyards

Location Finca Mas Vernet
Soils Panal: quaternary fossil dunes with a silty texture, calcareous with a high chalk content
Altitude 350-400m
Density Trained vines with a density of 4200 plants/ha
Management Cover crops planted in alternate rows, vines ploughed mechanically, green pruning and crop thinning for qualitative and quantitative reasons.
Yield 6000 kg/ha