About Casa Gran del Siurana: On the outskirts of Bellmunt del Priorat, on the banks of the River Siurana, stands the property popularly known as Casa Gran. This historic, three hundred year old building was previously home to the Carthusian monks of Scala Dei, the monastic order which introduced viticulture into the area in the 12th century.The property surrounding the Casa Gran, which was witness to the monks’ strict vow of silence, now forms part of the vineyards. The Casa Gran del Siurana project began in the year 2000 with the goal of producing the wines from scratch: selecting the land with most potential, choosing the most suitable vine stocks and cultivating them carefully until the optimum moment for harvesting, then deciding on the best means of vinification and ageing.
Winemaking : La Fredat is the result of different winemaking techniques. First of all, fermentation with skin contact lasted 15 days with very gentle punching of the cap. Part of the wine underwent whole bunch fermentation for 16 days in concrete deposits where the wine afterwards us aged for 8 months.
Ageing : Ageing in steel tanks and concrete deposits followed by ageing in 225 Ltrs and 400 Ltrs French oak barrels for 12 months.
Description: Nose of delicate and deep perfume, ripe with floral notes and red fruits. Round and balanced mouth with very soft elegant tannins.
ABV : 15.5%