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)
|ALTITUDE||800m above sea level.|
|GEOGRAPHY||Abrupt and hilly landscape, surrounded by high peaks
and forests of oak trees with rocky slopes, cliffs and steep mountains.
All in the setting of the Prades Mountains Nature Reserve and
the Poblet Nature Reserve.
|SOIL||Former mining area classified as a site of “Geological
Interest”. Poor dirt with slate, boulders and calcareous clay.
|CLIMATE||Continental-Mediterranean with cold nights that allow the
vineyard to rest and slows down the accumulation of sugars, preserving
the acidity and helping to build flavours.
|AVERAGE ANNUAL RAINFALL||450-550 litres/m2.|
|VINEYARD MANAGEMENT||Sustaineble dry farming, vegetation cover and responsible mountain viticulture; minimal intervention which prioritizes biodiversity.|
|AGING||6 months in selected French oak.|
|VARIETIES||Isolated vineyards, among forests. Grenache, Syrah and