sommos premium 2009
VARIETALS: Tempranillo, Merlot & Syrah
FARMING PRACTICES: Single vineyard, the Montesa Vineyard, with very low yields of 1 lb fruit/plant. Night harvest the 2nd week of September
VINIFICATION: Traditional fermentation in French Oak Vats and malolactic fermentation on lees 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.