RIBAS DE CABRERA 2016
It represents the great potential of the old vines of the local variety Mallorca Manto negro. Made only in exceptional harvest years : 1998, 2000 , 2001, 2004 , 2006, 2007 and 2010.
The deep roots of these strains over 60 years , contributing to the distinctive terroir wine from the vineyards of Can Ribas and offer a complex , mature and elegant wines with great fruit expression.
Vino de la Tierra Mallorca
Grape varieties :
60 % Black Mantle
30 % Syrah
Aging : 12 months
Variety of Barrels: 100 % new French oak .
Handpicked and subsequent passage through double selection table . Long maceration of 40 days to achieve greater extraction and aging in French oak barrels of 500 liters ( black Manto ) and 225 liters ( Syrah and Merlot) . Made with carefully selected from the best ripe clusters of older strains Manto black grape. Majorcan strain is changing and difficult but over the years , and a production limitation is tempered and velvety producing great wines , with pronounced notes of red and black fruit . The grapes from the vines 25 years of Syrah and Merlot also brings structure and depth.
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Life in years : 9-10
Production: 2,000 bottles ( Limited Edition )
Color: Red cherry .
Nose : Mineral Notes and balsamic readily apparent . Aromas of red fruit and ripe black fruits.
Mouth: Powerful , meaty , tasty, noble tannins and great fruit expression.