Red wine Josep Grau – The Florens
THE VINEYARD AND VITICULTURE:
Comes from an estate with 3 different ages of plantation 40, 70 and 100 years, in the municipality of Marca (The Priorat). Soils of clayey composition. The Florens is a selection of grapes from the plot of 100 years. Organic cultivation. All the work is carried out 100% manually. Vintage in boxes 10 Kg.
Indigenous yeasts and fermentation in tanks of cement. aging foudres round 2.500 litre capacity, for a period of 14 months.
Tasting notes: JOSEP GRAU – THE FLORENS TINTO
- Nose: Shows immediately the black fruit and ripe. Balsamic notes and a spicy base note of black pepper and minerality with hints of flint. Aromas of rose petals and violets
- Mouth: Texture sublime, and entry voluminous of ripe fruit with good acidity. Tannins well-tamed. Long finish and cool.
The winery: Josep Grau It is a family project located in the town of Marca in the Appellation of Origin Montsant. Currently we produce one hundred thousand bottles of various wines, of which, the 70% distributed for export and the rest in the domestic market. Josep Grau is the winemaker and owner of the cellar and currently manages 26 ha vineyard at various points of the D. O Montsant and with all the diversity of soils. From small productions by strain ranging from 500 grams in the vineyards of more than 70 years old, until the 1,5 kilos/strain in the vineyards of 15 to 40 years old. All work is done by hand, from pruning to vintage. The viticulture is organic, free of herbicides and pesticides.
The varieties grown in the winery: Josep Grau son: Garnatxa Blanca, Grenache Ink, Samsó, Cabernet Sauvignon y Syrah. One of the basic characteristics is that Josep Grau wines, the D. O Montsant, They are not corrected and are as obtained from the vineyard. The main objective is to bring the fruit of the vine with all its natural characteristics to the bottle. From the beginning of his career working with indigenous yeasts and minimum levels of sulfur, to ensure just the proper protection for the wine. The fermentations are conducted in tanks of cement in a 90%, the rest in stainless steel and oak. The wine rests in foudres of 2.000 liter oak austro-germans mostly, and barrels 500 liters French oak of various tonelerías.
The main objective is to make wines of Josep Grau absolutely reflect the Montsant area and add, with complexity and personality, fresh, structure and balance. The wines made by the winery of Josep Grau son:
- LEfecte Flying
- Vespres Vinyes Velles
- Vespres Blanc
- The Florens
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