| Tempranillo, Merlot y Syrah.
Place Name Somontano
Gold Medal China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015
75 cl Bottle
The grapes for this wine come from the Finca Montesa and Monesma vineyards. Vines are trained on wires using a trellised system to a height of 1.8 m, and are pruned to leave a single spur, sytem known as ‘unilateral cordon royat’.
There are 4115 vines per ha. Producing around 0,5 kg of fruit per plant.
Grapes are harvested after the second week in September.
Grapes are selected by hand at the winery.
Cold pre fermentation maceration for 3 days. Traditional fermentation in temperature controlled ‘tinajas’ of 16000L made of French oak at a temperature of less than 28ºC. This is followed by maceration on lees for a further fifteen days. The malolactic fermentation takes place in new French oak barrels. When this is complete the best barrels are selected to be blended together.
Aged on its lees in carefully selected, new, fine grain French oak barrels for fourteen months.
Colour bright, intense cherry colour.
Aroma, strong aromas of fruit jam, minerals and oak.
Smooth, full bodied, well structured, perfectly balanced with sweet tannins. Notable for its fruit and toasted oak flavours, elegance and complexity as well as a long, finish.
18º - 20º