CARA NORD Trepat 2016
Cara Nord Trepat
Altitude: 800 m above sea level.
Varieties: 100% Trepat.
Geography: steep 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.
Climate: Continental-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 annual temperatureat the vineyard: 13ºCFermentation temperature: 18-23ºC.Average annual rainfall: 450-550 litres/m2Average annual sunstroke: 2.700 hours/year.
Vineyard management: Sustaineble dry farming, vegetation cover and responsible mountain viticulture; minimal interven-tion which prioritizes biodiversity.
Aging: Aged and rounded in stainless steel tanks for 10 months.
Alcoholic graduation: 13% vol.
Tasting notes: Intense purple colour with violet tones. Intense notes of red fruit like cherries & blackberries. Fresh in the mouth combination with herbal touches and atlantic freshness.
PARKER: Trepat 2015 90+ points.