Wednesday, January 8, 2014

location 36 B

The development of a vineyard section 36 B, 1 hectare of garnacha in the Montsant in photos.

100  years ago there was Carinena planted  here, and made wines in this old house, the fermenting basins still remains on the backside of the house.( visitable from this side) And sold by the Assens Family to the people of the region. The last 50 years there were Almonds planted here.

The old house called Mas De Panxo.
One of the first visits to buy or not in 2006, with almonds flowering.
2007, emigrated to Spain, the children play  football.

fertilize the soils and  removing the old almonds roots
2008 planting the vines in the ground after removing the old almonds roots, ploughing and cultivating.

2008, the first leaves, and a lot of weed.

2008, The end of year one.

winter 2009 the hardware to be installed.

forming the vines fase 1 2009

2009, T- formation on the vines fase 2,  the end of year two.

2009/2010 a lot of snow in Catalunya

ploughing 4 to 5 times a year, to preserve the water in the soils,eliminated the weeds, air to the roots.
Harvest of 2011
2012 spring

2013 healthy leaves and "full" production of the Garnacha.
2013 Terra Vermella is coming partly from this location 36 B

2013, Terra Vermella 2012 Gold in China.
2013  december 5 years old.

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