CARA NORD Trepat Rosat

CARA NORD Garrut
27 December, 2017

CARA NORD Trepat Rosat

Pink pale colour with transparent edge. Clean and bright. Outstanding nose with medium fruit aromas. Sharp combined with wild strawberries. In the mouth shows a poised acidity and a full-bodied lingering volume. Well-balanced with a nice mid-palate that contains some salty mineral reminiscences that wraps around a fast and attractive end.
ALTITUDE 800 m above sea level.
VARIETIES 100% Trepat.
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.
SOIL An area that has been nationally classified as an area of Geological interest in Catalonia. 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
FERMENTATION14-16ºC
AVERAGE ANNUAL RAINFALL 450-550 litres/m2
SUNSHINE 2.700 hours/year
VINEYARD MANAGEMENTSustaineble dry farming, vegetation cover and responsible mountain viticulture; minimal intervention which prioritizes biodiversity.
AGINGHarvesting of wine grapes by the end of September, skin maceration during 4-8 hours to achieve its characteristic color, to later extraxt the must, flower and subsequent fermentation.