Friday, April 25, 2014

Terra Personas is........... part 3

3  Viticulture

The vineyards are hidden in the south of Barcelona in the ancient wine country of the holy Montsant.

The vineyard character:

Location:              El Molar - council of the Priorat- Tarragona- Cataluña- España.
D. O. Montsant.:   Montsant Surface area: 4,0 planted hectares with vines, 4 hectares with                              olives
Geography:          45 terraces mixed variety vines, olives and almonds.
Soil:                    lime clay, with stones and 38 % chalk.
Grape varietals:    Grenache, Cariñena, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Plantation year:    1972 / 2008 / 2009
Training:              Trellised and old bush vines
Planting density:   2,70 x 1,10 m
Pruning:               Cordon Royat (short) 2 eyes.
Drip irrigation:       No
Harvest:               Hand picking in small cases
                           All hand maintenance.


Trellissed  ( 2008- 2009)                                  Old ( 1972) Bushvines

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