In the north of Spain, Rioja spans two climates: the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. These influences join forces with the perfect terrain for vineyards, which explains why the wines from this area are so special. Their delicacy, freshness and natural elegance connect with all palates.
Tempranillo & Garnacha
12 months in barrel plus another 6 in bottle.
Tempranillo and Garnacha, 20 years old, free-standing bush vines and on trellis.
Deep scarlet-red, intense and vivid with a high robe.
Great intensity, clean and complex with notes of resin, ripe fruit, liqueurs and toastiness instilled by aging in the barrel.
Complex and harmonious. Rich and silky attack. Rounded in the mouth. Finish: Long-lasting finish that highlights the mixture of fruit and wood.
Serve at 16-14º C (53.5-57º F).
Preferably paired with red meat, roasted or grilled. Also goes well with all kinds of cured cheeses, as well as charcuterie.
Harvest: took place during the second half of September 2018. Fermentation: 16 days in stainless steel tanks. Practices: daily punchdowns.
12 months in barrel plus another 6 in bottle. Half of the barrels are French oak, the other half American oak. 20% of the barrels are new.
Continental Mediterranean, with a marked Atlantic influence. After a dry spell and high summer temperatures, the prolonged harvest of 2018 was favored by limited temperature variation which translated into high-quality harvest, classified by the Rioja Regulatory Council as “good”.
The soil is poor and predominantly brown-limestone and alluvial with good drainage and depth, so roots can easily spread out to look for food and moisture. Variety: Tempranillo and Garnacha, 20 years old, free-standing bush vines and on trellis.
The Sierra de Yerga area, 400-500 meters above sea level.