Castel Pujol - Folklore Tinto 2021
Castel Pujol Description
80% Tannat co-pigmentation with 20% of Petit Manseng’s first press skins. Grapes grown from single vineyard source, dry farmed, in deep, sandy red soils. Tannat bunches are destemmed over the tanks and combined with 20% skins from first press of Petit Manseng grapes. Fermented with native yeast in stainless still tanks with pumping over twice a day for 6 days. malolactic fermentation in older use barrels, where it is kept just a few months for natural clarification. Then bottled with nominal So2. Unfiltered. Black fruits like plums and blueberries joined by orange peel notes given by the Petit Manseng blend.
James Suckling: 91 Points
Bright nose with black sour cherries, herbs and stones, as well as some grapes and a hint of lemon zest. Perfumed and racy with a very supple, round palate. Really silky, smooth and characterful with generous, juicy fruit. Vegan, sustainable. Unfiltered. Fun.