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Amphorae 100 % Carinyena, 2016

By Costador Mediterrani Terroirs

  • Appellation: D.O. Catalunya
  • Region: Catalonia
  • Country: Spain
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Carignan
  • Soil type: Clay, Gravel, Limestone, Sandstone, Schist, Silex
  • Vessel type: Clay Pot - Tinaja
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 10 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Vines planted in many different terroirs , in Priorat región ( no DOQ , because we do the wine out of the DOQ). The harvested is made in October, with good ripeness and acidity. The grapes are destemmed fruit with a manual selection of the grain by grain and scratch on the table. Then there is a stomping grapes, with an onset of soft and slow fermentation and fermentation control by gentle "pigeage". The fermentation temperature is controlled between 18 to 20 degrees. In amphora Carignan. A long post-fermentation maceration 2 to 4 months ago to do an extraction of polysaccharides in the mouth and widen the palate. The malolactic fermentation is spontaneous. Aged 100% in clay amphorae. Elements of consistency of this wine are the expression of the maturation of these varieties taken to the extreme, express forcefully taken with a very elegant style.

About Costador Mediterrani Terroirs

Catalonia, Spain

Costador Terroirs & Metamporphika are single vineyard. We produce organic wines from old mountain vineyards. We work with more than 20 grapes varieties in Conca Barbera , Priorat & Tarragona. We make artisanal wines fermented and aged in amphorae and also elaborate Ancestral Wines ” PetNats”.