Expression of the booming vitiviniculture of Majorca, ÀN / 2, from the cellar Black Anima, is a wine made from the most important autochthonous varieties of the island of Majorca: Callet, Mantonegro y Fogoneu, which represent more than 80% of the coupage.
It is harvested with small boxes of 10 Kg and a double selection of grapes is made, manual and optical. The malolactic is carried out in cement tanks and is aged in French and American oak barrels for a period of 13 months.
El Mantonegro It is the most massive variety, so to speak, of the autochthonous variety and is adapted to different areas. We have Mantonegro, and the grapes are collected in Binissalem, but we also have in the area East. On the other hand the Callet is a variety that is very local, the conditions make that if we sow Callet 10 kilometers towards the center of the island, we are getting into trouble. Problems that the sea wind does not come, problems for the earth to change, arrives badly at maturation. He Callet He needs to be where he wants to be. If you move the variety of these areas is very complicated. But it is a value added to the vineyard, because when we are talking about varieties adapted to an area, the Callet We could say that it is a variety, "he says. Miguel Ángel Cerdá, winemaker and co-owner of the winery.
Considered by Sow like the wine "all terrain" of the winery, of greater production, affordable, that knows it more people, and with distribution in diverse countries, ÀN / 2 is part of an initiative undertaken by the own Sow y Pere Obrador, helped in the beginning by the winemaker Francesc Grimalt. Currently they have the advice of Xavier Ausàs, former winemaker of Vega Sicilia. Respect for the particularities of the soil and the cultivation of native varieties have formed a philosophy of their own, both in the way of understanding viticulture and in wine itself.
Located in the southeast of the island, the winery produces the wines in the old "possessió" of Son Burguera, near the town of Felanitx and dating from the thirteenth century. Natural viticulture is a priority. Respect for the particularities of the land and the cultivation of native varieties, such as Callet, Mantonegro, Fogoneu y Prensal Blanc, have shaped their own philosophy both in the way of understanding viticulture and in the product itself.