When Jaime Llabrés planted the first French grape varieties, he didn’t want to found a bodega or even sell wine. After the first attempts, he plucked up courage and built a production hall and underlying wine cellar with his own hands near the Mallorcan town of Sencelles. Jaime exudes the spirit of a true winemaker and businessman. Not surprisingly, half his family collaborates in making the Son Prim vision come true. His tall son Jaime Junior, the marketing guy, will travel a lot this year to gain further international experience in winemaking. Business is good.
English, Spanish, German
Investments went into a new production hall, which was recently inaugurated. This was only made possible through strategic investments of a friendly Swiss hotelier. The Swiss seemingly enjoy island wine. The most important and most unconventional decision in 2014 was not to produce rosé or white wine. For Jaime Senior the quality of this vintage is just “too high and why you should we waste these unbelievable grapes?” It may be a wise decision, but certainly for the fans of the Son Prim Blanc de Merlot and Rossats it´s a sad year of abstinence.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Manto Negro.
Looking at this wine you discover a pure garnet red with delicate violet hues. In the bouquet you sense ripe fruits and a nuance of licorice. Full bodied on the palate with soft tannins and a long finish.
Just delicious! An excellent vintage!
Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Bright cherry can be found in the glass. With a little air flow, aromas of wild berries, cherries, and herbs arise in the nose. A juicy fruit flavour awaits the palate. Strong and full of taste. In the finish it is again very strong, with a fine spiciness.
Easy and pure enjoyment!
Impressive garnet colour in the glass. The fragrant bouquet allures with red berries, herbs, and strong roasted aromas. On the palate, this wine has what you would expect from a great Merlot: Depth, structure, fine tannins, and a perfect balance. The finish is long and persistent.
Peak Merlot, almost perfect!
More about Wine on Mallorca
The ever increasing number of wineries on the island means that, when it comes to Mallorcan wine, there is now a huge amount of variety and choice. That is all very well, but choosing one can be a very difficult and almost overwhelming task. […] Mallorcan Wine
Catavinos is one of the leading wine distributors on Mallorca, providing a selection of more than 1,200 wines and champagnes and excellent knowledge and advice on the various wines available. […] Catavinos Wine Distributors Mallorca
The 101 Best Wines of Mallorca 2015
You can now read the new abcMallorca guide to the 101 best wines for 2015 online.
If you appreciate good wine then you are going to love this magazine about the 101 best wines of Mallorca as carefully tested and selected by our wine connoisseur. Enjoy the best of Mallorca. […] The 101 Best Wines of Mallorca
See the full listing of the Best Wines & Wine Events on Mallorca.
We hope you found this article about Son Prim useful and that you have many memorable moments as a result of our recommendations.
We are always pleased to hear from you, so do send us your feedback by email to: email@example.com.