Obsessió de Garnatxa white
Winemaking: Five months with fine lees in stainless steel tanks.
Soil type: A terrace located at a height of 400 metres oriented towards the North, protected by the forest from the 'Llevant' winds which give it a unique expression Clay-calcareous soil which gives it typicity and fineness.
Blend: 100% white Grenache. Harvest: Thanks to a rainy year during spring and late August the ripening was slow and optimal. The wines are subtle and elegant.
Nose: Intensity of fresh white fruit, mainly pears and appleswith citric notes, white flower and fennel touches.
Palate: Greedy, the white fruit stands out, pear and almond white flower, aniseed flavoured and a taste of aromatic plants with a long and persistent end note and a pleasant saline touch.
Color: Straw yellow and shiny
only Montsant winery awarded with qualification of single vineyard wine
The Domènech family comes from Falset and since 2002 they have been the owners of one of the oldest vineyards in Capçanes, located in the south of Priorat County within the D.O. Montsant wine appellation. At an altitude of 450-500m, nestled between the Llaberia and Montalt mountains, this protected mountainous conservation area, surrounded by lush forest and underground springs, benefits from a unique microclimate, very diverse soils and very old vine Grenache (Garnatxa) vineyards… in other words, a “terroir” where all elements converge in this one place to make very special, unique wines.
In this peaceful environment, where Nature is all around, we are able to make wines which are a faithful reflection of the land. In each and every process, our project is carried out using green and sustainable practices.
We are committed to respecting the planet and our environment. Our landscape is continually reflected in our wines and is fundamental for our way of life. This way of life is marked by our region, its cultures and traditions.
Obsessió de Garnatxa red
Winemaking: Alcoholic fermentation and maceration during 20 days, Part of the wine is aged in French oak for a short six month period and the other part, in stainless steel tanks in order to preserve the varietal aromas.
Soil type: Red clay and calcareous
Blend: 85% Grenache and 15% Samso
Harvest: 2015 vintage came after two years of drought, it rained during spring, which gave the plants a balance vigour, allowing the flower to set perfectly, in late summer and early autumn the humid Llevant' winds and occasional drizzles have complicated the situation, but finaly the 'Mestral' winds and the heat contributed to a very good harvest.
Nose: Red fruit aromas stand out and the balsamic notes of
the Mediterranean underbrush.
Palate: Greedy and with ripe and elegant tannins, profoundly balsamic with liquorice, resin and underbrush, with red fruit dominant flavour and a fresh and lonag end note.
Winemaking: The grapes enter the chamber at a low temperature of 2-4°. Skidding and vinification of each plot separately, spontaneous alcohol fermentation occurs with wild yeasts. Twelve months in old French oak barrels.
Blend: 90% Garnacha and 10% Merlot.
Color: Clean, bright cherry color.
Aroma: There is an immediate aromatic impact of wild berries, ripe blueberries and an acidity of red plum. Very subtly there are spicy touches that remind us of red pepper, a deep note of lavender and vitality of blood orange, clothed with touches of thyme and notes resin.
Taste: It’s welcome is a warm hug, inviting and alive, the taste is powerfully successful but without losing it’s thread of acidity. The aromas that enter the nose translate to taste as an exercise of sincerity with ripe red cranberries and spices. Its tannic concentration is without edges and has a subtle bitter finish to round this Mediterranean Bosque wine.
vinyes velles de SAMSÓ
Winemaking: Alcoholic fermentation and maceration during 20 days, Ageing: in French oak for 12 month
Soil type: Calcareous clay and Red Clays.
Blend: 100% Samsó
Color: Clean, shiny ruby red colour.
Nose: Complexity of the intense aromas of ripe fruits such as blueberry, redcurrant, and Meterranean underbrush, violet floral notes
Mouth: A wine with Elegance and a long and parsimonious verse, as a Carinyena should be when it tells its place of origin, Balance and complexity. Grenache and Carinyena are the Ying and Yang of the Montsant, the Grenache for its capacity to win peoples' love, volume, and fruit, and the Carinyena for its structure and harmony
teixar vi de finca
Winemaking: Spontaneous yeasts and fermentation of each plot of landseparately in 500- and 300-litres wooden casks. 14 months ageing in old French oak casks.
Soil type: Very stony clay-calcareous, shallow soils which are poor in organic matter.
Blend: 100% Hairy Grenache.
Color: Shiny cherry-coloured with purple hints
Nose: Highly Complex. Intensity of ripe red fruit: redcurrant, black-berry, cherry with balsamic notes of liquorice and aromatic plants of Mediterranean lavender, rosemary underbrush, and spicy hints.
Mouth: Velvety, elegant, and balanced, where the ripe red balsamic fruit and spices stand out. Extremely complex, persistent, and a long and persistent end note with a saline touch
The DO Montsant has surprised everyone. The wines are dynamic; a mixture of accumulated wisdom and experience, and the energy and enthusiasm brought by the new generation of agriculturalists and winemakers. These wines also represent commitment, risk taking, cooperation and confidence in achievement. For example, almost all the population of a village took out a mortgage for the development of a cooperative.
in a short time, the wines of the DO Montsant have gained the respect and admiration of the finest experts all around the world for their quality and strong personality.
(single vinyard qualification)