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Petit Forlong - 2020

A juicy blend of Merlot and Syrah, Petit Forlong leads with floral aromas before ripe fruit flavors come into focus. Complex and satisfying, the wine is full-bodied with flavors of plum and fresh black currant. This wine is incredibly complex and satisfying. Don’t let the 14.5 % alcohol levels scare you – this wine is from Andalucía y hace CALOR (It is HOT) this Petit Forlong drinks like 13% on the palate. The juicy blend of Merlot and Syrah boast floral notes of carnation and baby’s breath on the nose that lead to a bright red currant fruit pop with soft, enticing notes of cocoa. Blind taste your friends on this and see where they go.

  • Brand: Bodega de Forlong
  • Region:Andalucia
  • Commune/Village:El Puerto Santa Maria
  • Varietal:60% Merlot, 30% Syrah, 10% Tintilla de Rota
  • Color:Red
  • Alcohol:14.5%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:Spain
  • How much so2 added:15 mg/liter
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:limestone rich soils
  • Vineyard Size:14 ha
  • Fermentation:Grapes are chilled at 40 degrees for 48 hours before hand-sorting. Selected grapes are destemmed and transferred into clay amphora where spontaneous fermentation occurs. Occasional hand punch-downs are used throughout the fermentation.
  • Elevage:After fermentation is finished, the wine undergoes malolactic in clay tinajas (amphora) and is then racked off into French barrique for 6 months. Minimalito Sulphur is added only at bottling.
  • Winemaker Name:Rocío Áspera and Alejando Narváez
  • Sustainable Certificates:Bodegas de Forlong is Certified Organic, and practices organic farming principles across its vineyards.
  • Sustainable Practice:Yes

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