sommos premium 2009

somontano, spain

 
 

VARIETALS: Tempranillo, Merlot & Syrah

FARMING PRACTICES: Single vineyard, very low yields of 1 lb fruit/plant, night harvest the 2nd week of September

VINIFICATION: Traditional fermentation in French oak vats, malolactic fermentation on lees for 15 days in new oak barrels

AGING: 14 months on lees in new, fine grain French oak barrels 

TASTING NOTES: Bright, intense cherry color. Aromas of jammy fruit with mineral notes. Flavors of ripe fruit with toasted notes. Full bodied in the mouth with good structure, balance and smooth tannins. Elegant and complex with a long finish. 

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