100% Tepranillo, single-vineyard wine from Finca El Bosque, 1.4 Hcts.
Sandy-franc-clay soil in texture with abundance of gravel and small rounded stones on the surface.
Altitude: 500 m. High density plantings on trellis and low yield.
Organic fertilization and environmental integrated agriculture cultivation. Year of plantation: 1973
Elaboration: Destemmed by hand with a rigorous selection of every grape. Cold pre-fermentative maceration. Fermented in 10 hectolitres ask barrels at 28 degrees. Pressed twice a day. Malolactic in new French oak Bordelaise barrels. Aged 18 months in New French Bordelaise oak barrels (95%) and Center-European bordelaise oak barrels (5%).
Tasting Notes: Sight-Intense cherry red colour with maroon tones.
Nose-Rich in nuances. Mineral background with graphite from the vineyard’s gravel-rich soils. Fruits, aromatic herbs, balsamic notes.
Taste-Very good structure on the palate. Nice tannins, well-polished by the wine’s ageing. Velvety. Powerful but with great balance. Very persistent and fruity aftertaste with notes of minerals and spices.