Mas La Plana is a 29-hectare vineyard located in the heart of Penedès. The Cabernet Sauvignon vines were planted by Miguel A. Torres back in 1966. The vineyard has very deep, dark and yellowish brown soils. The topsoil is rich in sand and stones while the subsoil is gravel.
In the Paris Wine Olympiad, the 1970 vintage triumphed over some of the most famouswines in the world, including Chateau Latour. This success has been repeated on several other occasions, with Gran Coronas Mas La Plana notching up numerous other international awards.
Appellation: DO Penedès (Mas La Plana vineyard, Alt Penedès, Catalunya)
Year vines planted: 1964-1979
Surface area: 29 ha/72 acres
Elevation: 225 m
Orientation: South East
Yield: 4,593 Kg/ha. Grape clusters are selected manually
Soil: Deep, yellowish grey-brown alluvial soils that are well-drained and have a moderate water holding capacity. Made up of alternating layers of gravel, sand and clay.
Percipitation: Annual average rainfall (historical): 549 mm
Temperature: Annual average temperature (historical): 14.3ºC
Generally speaking, 2016 was a dry year, especially during the summer months when rainfall levels were 64% below average. Temperatures were regular, and despite a cool growth season, they fell within normal range during maturation.
Percipitation: Annual total rainfall (current vintage): 455 mm
Temperature: Annual average temperature (current vintage): 14.6ºC
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