|Name of the Wine
50% Merlot 30% Cabernet Sauvignon 20% Cabernet Franc
|Average Age of vines
10 m. above sea level
|Spacing of Rows
1.8 meters x 0,75 meters
|Production per Hectare
18 days of alcoholic fermentation and maceration with a manual punching
down of the cap
18 months in 225 litre French barriques
|Bottle aging prior to release
Purple red With hints of violet
Notes of intense berries, spice and hints of tobacco
Soft and velvety in the mouth with spice and mature sweet fruit. Very long finish
|Suggested Serving Temperature
Full flavoured meats, game and roasts
Orma is the perfect assemblage of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, grape varieties that have found in these surroundings their perfect habitat.
These gently-sloping hills boast deep soils composed largerly of pebble and clay; with very little sand, cool soils that resist the heat of recent seasons, while the nearby Mediterranean tempers the heat coming from inland, cooling the summers and softening the winters.
The grapes are hand-picked and vinified according to the dictates of tradition: a fermentation of some 15 days, followed by maceration, with frequent punchdowns and pumpovers, followed by a full year spent in French oak barriques.
|James Suckling||95 / 100|
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