CARA NORD Red wine

Mineral Red wine
24 April, 2015
CARA NORD White wine
24 April, 2015

CARA NORD Red wine

A fabulous nose of spring flowers, blue, red and black fruits and wet rocks/gravel is followed by an elegant, medium to full-bodied, fruit-laden, personality-filled wine. This beauty can be enjoyed now and over the next several years (Robert Parker July 2014)
ALTITUDE800m above sea level.
GEOGRAPHYSteep and hilly landscape, surrounded by high peaks and forests of oak in the Natural Park of the Prades Mountains and Natural Park of the Poblet Forest.
SOILAn area that has been nationally classified as an area of Geological Interest. Poor earth with slate, clay and limestone with rocky outcrops, cliffs and rugged mountains.
CLIMATEContinental-Mediterranean with cool nights that allow the vines to rest. This delays the accumulation of sugars, preserves acidity and helps in the creation of aromas.
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE13ºC.
AVERAGE ANNUAL RAINFALL450-550 litres/m2.
SUNSHINE2.700 hours/year.
VINEYARD MANAGEMENTSustaineble dry farming, vegetation cover and responsible mountain viticulture; minimal intervention which prioritizes biodiversity.
FERMENTATIONat 24ºC.
AGING6 months in selected French oak.
VARIETIESIsolated vineyards surrounded by forests, 42% Grenache, 38% Syrah and 20% Garrut.