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Albet Noya I Penedès Lignum Red 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

In September, a manual harvest was carried out. Alcoholic fermentation took place over 7 days in stainless steel tanks at 28°C. Maceration followed for approximately 14 days with daily pump-overs. Using American oak barrels of 2nd and 3rd use, the wine aged for 11 months. Full malolactic fermentation occurred. Prior to bottling, the wine was filtered and then cellared an additional 4 months.

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Albet i Noya:
Of the 101 hectares of land they control, 76 are dedicated exclusively to the cultivation of vines. The vineyards cover the slopes of the inheritance of the west end of the range of Ordal, following the undulations of the terrain and having on terraces or on slopes facing the south side. Like all good soils vinifera, the Can Vendrell are poor in organic matter with variable contents of clay and... Read more
Of the 101 hectares of land they control, 76 are dedicated exclusively to the cultivation of vines. The vineyards cover the slopes of the inheritance of the west end of the range of Ordal, following the undulations of the terrain and having on terraces or on slopes facing the south side. Like all good soils vinifera, the Can Vendrell are poor in organic matter with variable contents of clay and sand on a bed of limestone, but a permeable soil with good moisture retention capacity. Leaving aside the suitability of these soils for vineyards, other factors contribute to define the specific implementation of different types of vines, such as orientation, sunshine, humidity and altitude terrain. To optimize the quality of 15 varieties grown at Can Vendrell, has well considered what were the best land for the proper maturation of each. Read less

Tasting Notes:

Earthy and spicy aromas abound. Hints of stewed and raisined fruit come through as well. On the palate, spicy notes are balanced by berry flavors. Gentle tannins lead to a well-structured, lingering finish.

In September, a manual harvest was carried out. Alcoholic fermentation took place over 7 days in stainless steel tanks at 28°C. Maceration followed for approximately 14 days with daily pump-overs. Using American oak barrels of 2nd and 3rd use, the wine aged for 11 months. Full malolactic fermentation occurred. Prior to bottling, the wine was filtered and then cellared an additional 4 months.

Dietary Information: Organic, Biodynamic

Notes: American oak barrels of 2nd and 3rd use

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 13.5% pH: 3.60
Sugar: 0.72 grams per liter Total Acidity: 3.10 grams per liter

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