D.O. Montsant (Catalonia)
Mas Collet is a red wine from the D.O Montsant produced by Celler de Capçanes. This wine is a blend of Cariñena (45%), Cabernet Sauvignon (35%), Garnacha (15%), Syrah (2,5%) and Merlot (2,5%), these are all local varieties found in the region.
Celler de Capçanes is located in Capçanes, Tarragona and has the privilege to be surrounded by many different types of soils: chalk, slate and clay. The uniqueness of the soils are represented in its wines.
The harvest is completed by hand between the months of September and October. The various varieties are vinified separately.
In the winery, Mas Collet is fermented at a controlled temperature between 26-28ºC. Once the must has been obtained, Mas Collet is subsequently macerated for 8-16 days. Before being aged, Mas Collet is malolactically fermented in tanks first then oak barrels.
The last stage, Mas Collet rests for 9 months in American and French oak barrels aged between 1-5 years old, medium to lightly toasted.
Before being released on the market, Mas Collet rests for an additional year in the bottle.