This wine is the fruit of 24 years of experience Carrau as pioneers in the Cerro Chapeu region, Rivera. His name is a tribute to Don Francisco Carrau Amat (1790-1860), who in his generation promoted the planting of the first red varieties in Vilassar de Mar, Catalonia.
CLIMATE: Temperate, continental more than 300 m above sea level, with good thermal differential.
TYPES OF SOIL: Sandy reddish, very low fertility, deep and with great drainage.
TYPE OF GRAPES: 100% Tannat.
TYPE OF HARVEST: Manual in boxes of 16 kg.
Crushing: On the tank without pumps.
WINEMAKING 12 day fermentation at 22-25 ° C in open tanks with a maceration of 10 days to
pressing. End of fermentation in barrels with spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrels
50% American oak and 50% French for 18 months on its lees.