Protected Geographical Indication IGP Vi de la Terra de Mallorca.
TYPE OF WINE
100 % Syrah.
Syrah single varietal wines in Majorca are characterized by their aromas of fruit and jam, spices, anise and earthy notes. Its marked acidity and abundant tannins justify a good aging potential.
Harvest was completed on September 7, 2007, grapes were picked a bit later than other years.
The annual temperatures were characterized as being a little lower than the average. Rainfall, as a whole, was slightly higher.
The optimal characteristics for the elaboration of a wine with a long length.
Production process(growing and winemaking)
Hand-selected grapes collected in the vineyards of the Son Dagueta farm in Porreres (Majorca). Grapes are harvested in 15-20-kg boxes so to prevent overpressures and squeezing. They are immediately taken to the cellar, where they are stored in a cold chamber under 5º C for 24-48 hours before the winemaking in order to control the temperature, from the reception until the end of the cycle, and prevent early or uncontrolled fermentation. Traditional winemaking methods without adding yeast or lactic acid bacteria. Ecological and biodynamic production (according to DEMETER standards).Fermentation and ageing at controlled temperature.
12-15 months in a new French oak barrel. At least 15 months in a bottle.
Visual: Cherry red color, with some brown shades, typical of lengthy wines. Medium intensity.
Nose: On the nose, it offers complex aromas that remind of ripe fruit and spicy, balsamic and floral notes. Lacteal nuances. Earthy touch to relive flavours.
The hints of hide and liquorice reveal its barrel ageing.
Palate: Strong and slightly acidic on the palate. Well-balanced, structured and tasty wine rich in ripe and velvety tannins. Complex. Wine with a soft and lengthy aftertaste.
Serving temperature: 15 – 17 degrees approximately.
Pairing and harmony: Red meats, casseroles and stews, cold meats and cured cheeses, mostly.