100% Tempranillo from La Nieta single-vineyard. Limy franc-clay texture and calcareous-clay composition with a deep sandy rocky sub-soil.
High density of plantation on trellis, low yield. Organic fertilization and environmental integrated agriculture cultivation. Year of plantation: 1975
Destemmed by hand with a rigorous selection of every grape. Cold pre-fermentative maceration. Fermented in 10 hectolitres oak barrels at 28 degrees. Pressed by foot twice a day. Malolactic in new French oak Bordelaise barrels. Aged 18 months in new French Bordelaise oak barrels.
Intense cherry. La Nieta displays aromas of mineral notes, ripe fruit leading to a full-bodied, voluminous, intense wine with structure and an outstanding balance.
This wine has won the Decanter World Wine Awards Gold award for the 2008 vintage and the 2007 vintage.