D.O. Costers del Segre (Catalonia)
Castell del Remei Oda is a red wine from the appellation of origin (D.O) Costers del Segre produced by the winery Castell del Remei. The wine is a blend between Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo and Garnacha.
The vines used have an average age of about 20 years old. They grow attached to a double cordon whereby there are 2,000 to 3,800 vines per hectare.
The use of agriculture is very non-invasive as the philosophy is try to respect the natural processes that happen in the environment.
After the harvest and the distinct processes of vinification. Castell del Remei Oda is aged in American oak barrels and again in second year French oak barrels for a period of 12 months.
Castell del Remei Oda, before being sold, is left to refine in the bottle.
There is evidence that the first Castell del Remei Oda was planted in the year 1870. The winery, as it stands today, has 400 hectares of land and 140 are used by vineyards.
2015 Silver Medal Sommelier Wine Awards