Suneus Red 2020

DO Empordà

Suneus Red 2020

DO Empordà

Carignan (40%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Grenache (20%) and Syrah (10%). 7,000 bottles are produced per vintage.

 

Grapes from several of the Rabós and Vilamaniscle properties located between 150 and 200m high. Double-cordon royat driving system. 20 year old vineyards organically certified.

 

Manual harvest in boxes of 20 kg and vineyard selection at the optimum time of phenolic ripening of each variety. Vineyards are located in Vilamaniscle and Rabòs d’Emporda and are in process of conversion to organic and are trained in a double-cordon royat system.

Pre-fermentation maceration for 2 days. Each variety is fermented individually in stainless steel tanks of 1,500 to 2,000 liters with a combination of pigeage and gentle pumping. Selection of yeasts and controlled fermentation temperature for each variety. Post-fermentation maceration for 3-4 days. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation.

Aged for 6 months of French and American oak. Minimum clarification and filtration processes. Aging in bottle for a minimum of 3 months.

Tasting Note

Intense violet cherry color. On the nose, very fruity and with strong memories of jams, licorice, rose, redcurrant, plums and raspberries. On the palate is broad, sweet, fresh and elegant.