Sa Forana vineyard
Wines from the selection of grapes with the point of phenolic maturity expressing minerality of limestone where the vines live.
Situated on the Cugullonet Nou estate in Sant Climent (Maó) in the south-east of the island. The property lies on calcareous terrain, whose soils are littered with the stones hewn from the underlying rock. Two hectares of vines are grown on espaliers and include the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Merlot, Syrah and Chardonnay.
Cellers Solano is a family-run bodega that has commercialized its small and carefully controlled production of wines since 2008. They produce between 5,000 and 6,000 bottles a year that are mainly sold on the local market or, to a lesser extent, in Catalonia.
Produced using only grapes from its Cugullonet Nou estate.
• Sa Forana: A red crianza, produced using the estate’s grapes and with a predominance of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Matured in barrels of American oak..
• 600 metros: A young red wine, produced using the estate’s grapes, above all Tempranillo.
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Wines of Menorca
New projects have sprung up and born fruit, and in 2002 a geographical denomination Vi de la Terra Illa de Menorca was awarded to the island’s wines. The typical Menorcan wine is red, made from Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. It is brilliant cherry in colour, with bouquets of red fruit and spices. To the taste, it is well rounded, mid-range, well structured and balanced.
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