M de Mas Igneus
M de Mas Igneus is inspired by one of my sons, Matteo. A fruit of nature that gives it name and meaning. A wine that represents the strength of young people, with their clean and balanced experience, coming from nature as a unique and exceptional gift.
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This red wine takes its name from MATTEO, the name of the son of Ornella and Jérôme, the owners of the vineyard. Obtained from the blending of international and national varieties. All of them selected and vinified in order of ripening, until the final blending. 65% (international varieties) is aged in French oak barrels to obtain the oxygen needed to polish the tannins and gain some more complex nuances. The other 35% (national varieties) in steel vat tanks to keep the fruit pureness of carignan and grenache.
Name and vintage: M de Mas Igneus 2019
Denomination of origin: DOQ PRIORAT.
variety: 40% CABERNET FRANC 28% GRENACHE ROUGE 25% MERLOT 7% CARIGNAN
Alcoholic strength: 15 % pH 3,32
Total acidity: 4,12 g/l H2SO4
Residual sugar: 0,9 g/l
date: April 2021
Yield: 26 hl/ha
Recommended temperature of consumption: 16 ºc
Harvest: Picked by hand
Type of yeast: SELECTED YEAST
Ageing: FRENCH OAK BARRELS
Type of soil: SLATE
Certification: ORGANIC FARMING
It accompanies grilled meats, rice, pasta and all kinds of Mexican recipes.
The Somelier's Note
The notes of fresh leather, cooked prune, blackberry jam and blackcurrant emphasize the characteristics of the predominant grape varieties. The candied consistency of the attack offers a particularly kirschée tasting. In the middle of the mouth we find notes of candied fruit, black cherry, bitter orange peel and candied date.A delicately aniseed and licorice tannin accompanies the tasting until the silky and persistent finish.
Accompanied by a book:
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas.
The Shadow of the Wind: The Cemetery of Forgotten Books by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Accompanied by a series:
Sons of anarchy
Best time to enjoy it:
A barbecue with friends, a picnic in the mountains, a spring afternoon or a relaxed dinner party
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