Picarol Rosat 2013
Vi de la Terra Mallorca
Cultivated according to EU organic farming standards following some biodynamic principles
Location: Where the coastal hinterland of Santanyí joins the Mallorcan Sierra de Llevante hills (altitude 61 - 72 m)
Land orientation: South to southeast
Soil: Call Vermell Formation
Vines: Grafted onto American rootstock (R110)
Average age of vines: 8 years
Annual yield: 1.8 kg/plant
Annual production: 6,000 bottles, packed in boxes of 12 units
Grape varieties: Merlot 33%, Syrah 33% and Cabernet Sauvignon 33%
Harvested by hand, August 8th, 2013
Vinification: Controlled temperature of 15 - 18º C during the fermentation process, 20 days of maceration
Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks
Aging: 6 months in tanks plus 3 months in bottles.
Alcohol content: 13% Vol.
Acidity: 4.1 g/l
Residual sugar: 0.38 g/l
Bottle: 750 ml
Bottling date: March 2014
Colour: The shade of a pale rose with delicate hues of strawberries, embodying the Mediterranean character.
Nose: Intense, with aromas of fresh and sour fruit, with hints of peach and apricot.
Palate: Smooth in the mouth, with a fresh fruitiness, a nice flair of acidity and a good touch of sweetness.
Best served at 6 - 8º C