Alta Alella Tinto Orbus 2015


Alta Alella Tinto Orbus 2015


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2015
Appellation:Alella (Catalonia, Spain)
Winery: Alta Alella
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Alta Alella elaborates this Alta Alella Tinto Orbus 2015 (£239.94), a red wine from the region of Alella that contains grapes of 2015 and comes with an alcohol content of 13.5%. At Drinks&Co, this red wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points.

Description of Alta Alella Tinto Orbus 2015

Alta Alella Tinto Orbus 2015


  • View: cherry red, purple hues, high layer.
  • Nose: floral aromas, violet, fruity aromas, ripe fruit, balsamic notes, spices, snuff, clove, aging notes, vanilla and toast notes.
  • Mouth: tasty, with volume, structured, ripe fruit, balsamic notes, well integrated tannins, fine tannins, spicy notes, long finish and complex.


VINEYARD: farm, between the towns of Alella and Tiana, with an altitude of 100-250 meters above sea level and rainfall of 600 mm per year, enjoys a floor Sauló, characterized by its acidity, sandy loam and low levels of active lime, organic matter and water retention.

GRAPES: Syrah.

AGEING: Aged for 14 months in French oak barrels, then bottled a minimum aging of 1 year in the bottle.

METHOD: Handpicked, a careful selection of the best grapes from each of the plots of Syrah, then de-stemmed and selected grain by grain only those that remain intact. Grapes placed in stainless steel tanks for maceration for 30 days during which takes place alcoholic fermentation. During maceration, using the technique of submerged cap to prevent oxidation. During this time, also carrying two delestages for maximum extraction, then a light pressing and malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels of first and second year

PAIRING: stews, game birds and ground, roasts and vegetables.



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The Winery

Alta Alella

Alta Alella

The vineyards at Can Genis are all planted on Sauló soil, one of the key distinguishing factors of Alella's wines. Sauló is an acidic, sandy soil with low limestone content, low organic matter and poor water retention. The estate is just 2 km from the Mediterranean, with the vineyards planted on slopes and terraces between 150 and 300m altitude.

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4 /5

Violet, ripe fruit, balsamic, spice (clove) and tobacco aromas, very well integrated with the notes of vanilla and toast, resulting of the ageing process. Tasty, bulky and well structured, recalling the aromas of ripe fruit, balsamics and spices. Noble and well integrated tannins. Long and complex finish.
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