Berola 2015

This blend of 70% Garnacha, 20% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, shows the finesse of the Borsao line. Crafted from selected small parcel fruit, from the Tabuenca, Borja, and Pozuelo oldest vineyards. 

About the Vineyard

Mountain vineyards with an age of 35 to 60 years for the Garnacha and 17 years for the Syrah. Both are cultivated at an altitude of 600-700 meters on stony, slimy soils with clay and limestone.

Tasting Notes

Intense cherry red color. Remarkable aromatic complexity with notes of black fruit, light balsamic and toasted touches that remind of BBQ and a vanillia chocolate cake. Cherry cola, lavender, bright red and black preserves in the mouth, full bodied with rich complexity

Food Pairing

Goes well with beef, pork, pasta, cheese, and rice based dishes like paella.

Production Info
Vineyard name
Tabuenca, Borja, Pozuelo
Soil composition
Clay, Sand, Gravel, and Stony
Elevation
1,200-2,400 feet
Average Vine Age
35
Exposure
Northern / Southern
Year vineyard planted
1950s through 1980s
Harvest time
Late October/Early November
First vintage of this wine
2007
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
70% Garnacha, 20% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Prefermentation Technique
Cold maceration
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Age of Aging Container
50% New, 50% Second Year
Fermentation temperature
71-82 °F
Maceration length
1-2
Malolactic fermentation
Yes
Type of aging container
Barrels
Size of aging container
225-300L
Type of oak
French and American
Length of aging before bottling
12-14 months
Analytical Data
Alcohol
14.5 %
pH level
3.3
Residual sugar
2.9 g/L
Acidity
5.9 g/L
Dry extract
29 g/L

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