Callet varietal red by female winemaker Mireia Oliver of Can Majoral is an ideal representative of this Mediterranean island’s soil and climate. Less abundant than manto negro, callet is the other ensign, indigenous Majorcan, red grape variety. It produces medium to light bodied, lightly coloured wines with relatively little alcohol and a very appealing, distinct taste. The front label design is based on an original painting by Majorca based artist Luis Maraver
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Wine name: Callet
Type of wine: Red
Vintage year: 2015
Grape varieties: Callet 100%
Winery: Can Majoral
Production area: Algaida, Mallorca
Appellation: Pla i Llevant
Alcohol content: (Vol.): 13.5%
Wood ageing: 12 months
Type of wood: Barrels of French oak of the “quercus petraea” type
Ageing in bottle: n.a.
Number of bottles produced: 1,500
Winemaking: Winemaking details: Careful selection of grapes at vineyard and on reception at the winery, maceration and fermentation take place on oak open barrels at 25ºC for 15 days. Malolactic fermentation takes then place in barrels. Aged for 12 months in French oak. No cold stabilisation. Tartrate crystals may be found in the bottle. Suitable for storage.
Colour: Cherry red
Rim: Ruby pink
Dryness: Dry (residual sugars: 2.1 g/l)
Body: Medium bodied
NOSE AND PALATE AROMAS
Raspberry, strawberry, dry hay, toast and spice
Berrylike, herbal, supple, smooth, elegant
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