Urban Carignan 2011

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Hand harvested during April, grape selection at winery. Fermentation at 28 degrees Celsius in stainless steel; 8 days of maceration at 24 degrees Celsius

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  • 2011

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Color: Red
Varietal: Carignan
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Bodegas y Viñedos O. Fournier:
As you approach this winery on a lonely dirt road, it looks like a flying saucer has landed in the middle of a vineyard. Using modern technology and both local and international expertise, the Spanish Ortega Gil-Fournier family aims to produce the highest-quality wines. Grapes are planted in rocky, sandy soil on three estates at an altitude of 1,200 meters (3,940 feet), producing reds with inte... Read more
As you approach this winery on a lonely dirt road, it looks like a flying saucer has landed in the middle of a vineyard. Using modern technology and both local and international expertise, the Spanish Ortega Gil-Fournier family aims to produce the highest-quality wines. Grapes are planted in rocky, sandy soil on three estates at an altitude of 1,200 meters (3,940 feet), producing reds with intense color and strong tannins. Tours with an oenologist and lunch are available by appointment. There's a small charge for tasting. Read less

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Snooth User: Constance Chamberlain
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3.00 5
06/28/2012

deep flavors of cassis, black fruits, leather



Hand harvested during April, grape selection at winery. Fermentation at 28 degrees Celsius in stainless steel; 8 days of maceration at 24 degrees Celsius

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Aged 4 months in French Oak.

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 14.2% pH: 3.5
Sugar: 3 grams per liter Total Acidity: 4.2 grams per liter

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