SIÓ Negre 2017

This wine, made mostly with grapes from our old Mantonegro vines, was conceived in the year 2000 as a tribute to our grandmother Sió. Elegant, fruity and deep wine with a mineral base from the calcareous soils of our vineyard.

Grape varieties:60% Mantonegro, 25% Syrah, 10% Merlot and 5% Cabernet
Sauvignon.

Aging: 12 months
Barrel type: 50% New french oak and 50% second year French oak from Ribas de Cabrera (225 and 500 L)
Alcohol strength: 14,5% Shelf life: 8-10 Years
Production: 53.600 bottles of 0,75 L / 600 Magnum bottles of 1,5 L / 90 Double Magnum bottles of 3 L / 45 Imperial bottles of 6 L

ELABORATION
The grapes are harvested by hand before being strictly
selected, one by one, at the triage table, from our oldest vines of the native Mantonegro, a variety with amazing aromatic potential that adds fruit and warmth. Complemented with 25-year-old vines of more structured varieties as Syrah, Cabernet and Merlot.

Tasting notes
ColorBright cherry red with
a hint of purple.
NosePowerful and complex aroma with dominating black fruit aroma, with mineral and balsamic notes as well as spices (nutmeg,
cinnamon, cocoa).
TasteQuite fresh in attack, very well balanced on the palate with sweet and velvety tannins.
Complex wine, rich in
nuances, very representative of the Majorcan terroir.
SuggestionsRed meat stews, grilled meat, Iberian cured ham, cured cheeses.

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