Fristyle 2014, Celler Comunica, Montsant, Spain

Type: red wine

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Tasting Notes

The wine, simply put,
 

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Best Enjoyed: Tomato pasta dishes, meat pizzas

 

And for a more robust read, 

Fristyle refers to the fact that this wine is made without added sulphur. Bright red wild strawberry fruit, nice firm core of stoniness and good freshness. Made of 100% Garnacha, expresses spicy red fruit flavours, a touch of sweetness and a youthful kick.

ABV: 14%

NAME OF VIGNERON: Pep Aguilar and Patri Morillo

LOCATION (village and region): Falset, Tarragona

GRAPE/BLEND: 100% Grenache

SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS/VEGANS: Suitable for both vegetarians and vegans

SHORT HISTORY: Patri Morillo and Pep Aguilar have spent many years in the wine trade. They have travelled far and wide with an intense need to learn, to experiment and to search for their own path advising wineries of all shapes and sizes in different wine growing regions in the Mediterranean area and, after many years, their paths led them to the D.O. Montsant wine region, where they have set up their own winemaking project. Mas d’en Cosme estate has mainly granite based soils. And this is no coincidence. It is precisely the soil type they were looking for and had dreamed of for many years: a granite soil estate vineyard where they can make fresh, vibrant wines like the ones which granite soils tend to make in D.O. Montsant.

CLIMATE: Dry Mediterranean climate: dry, but on summer evenings, despite the heat, the Garbinada (cool breeze) will blow in from the sea to satisfy the vines and the soil’s moisture needs.

TERROIR: Mainly granite based soils. The grapes for the Fristyle come from granitic sand.

VINIFICATION:

  • Manual harvested
  • Maceration and fermentation between 12 and 18 days
  • Aged for 10 months in stainless steel on fine lees
  • No added sulphur

No added sulphites. Naturally occurring sulphites, but there is 'contains sulphites' on the label).

 

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