Arrayan, "Seleccion" - is one of the two great blended wines in the line of vintage wines of Arrayan. His blend of equal parts consists of grape varieties Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), and a small percentage of the variety Petit Verdot (10%). The vines are grown organically in accordance with the ecosystem of the region, but with the latest achievements of the industry. Through this approach, the consumer receives an environmentally friendly product of very high quality with excellent taste aromatic characteristics. Yields are manually and carefully sorted, then sort each separately during the day goes cold maceration. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel containers at a strictly controlled temperature for two weeks. Extract of wine in French oak barrels lasts 8 months, and then another 12 months the wine matures in bottles. Thanks to Slow wine "Seleccion" fascinates elegant notes of ripe fruit, spices and leather, perfect harmony and density. Wine will evolve for another 1-2 years and reaches peak maturity closer to 2019.
Arrayan estate winery in La Verdosa founded businessman Jose Maria, with the support of his wife Mary Marsans. This project was a dream come true for the establishment Jose economy that is in perfect harmony with the ecosystem of the region Buda combine innovative methods of winemaking. Before you begin planting vines on the estate was invited renowned Australian oenologist Richard Smart, who conducted an exhaustive study of the terrain, soil and climate, to select the best areas in accordance with the tasks. After careful analysis, in 1999 it was decided to land on the French vineyards of grapes, in particular Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Each class have a separate section with the most suitable conditions for its cultivation. At an altitude of 470 and 510 meters above sea level have been broken 26 hectares of vineyards with a density of planting 3,968 vines per hectare, which in Spain is unusually high. Continental Mediterranean climate of the area is characterized by sudden changes in temperature, harsh winters and hot summers. But during the entire growing season frost risk is minimal, which greatly simplifies the task of winegrowers. The vines are fertilized only with natural, environmentally friendly products, excluding the use of any herbicides or chemicals. For irrigation uses modern drip irrigation system, which consists of a controlled vertical electrical probes that transmit data to a central computer. This system allows you to adjust the level of each plant watering during dry seasons.
Harvesting is done by hand in small 20-kg boxes that immediately come to the winery adjacent to the vineyards. Grapes carefully sorted manually, and bad clusters immediately deleted. Vinification lasts between 20 to 30 days at a controlled temperature and manufactured in stainless steel tanks. At the beginning of winter wine is placed in French oak barrels, where the long stage of aging.
The first vintage of wine environmentally friendly company Arraial entered the implementation in 2003. To date, the winery has expanded its range of products, and now the production company's portfolio consists of two monosortovyh wines, whiskeys, wines and fresh fruit rose wine. This is true of Spanish wines deservedly awarded the highest quality classification Denominacion de Origen.