Denomination of Origen Ribera del Duero
Grape variety: Tempranillo 100%.Vineyards over 60 years old
Soil: Stone and calcareous subsoil
Location of the vineyards: La Horra (Burgos) and Peñafiel (Valladolid)
Crop type: Eco-ground
Alcoholic Fermentation: FH on deposit at 28ºC, maceration 12 days.
Malolactic fermentation: FM in new French oak 60% and 40% in stainless steel deposit, one month
Aged in 225L new French oak barrels 14 months
Alcohol %: 14,4
Production: 5000 numbered bottles
Visual appearance: Burgundy red with cherry and ruby edge
Nose: Red berries, flowers, balsamic, spices, mineral, very elegant, hints of graphite, highest expression of elegance.
Mouth: Soft and delicate entrance, pleasant, fresh and balanced on the palate with a long lingering aftertaste
Self life between now and ten years.
Recommended serving temperature 18 º
Decanting time 1h
Suitable pairings: meat, game, dry meat and stews
Gold Medal in Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada 2014. www.smvcanada.ca
Silver Medal in International Wine Guide 2012
LARA O Special Selection 2005, TEMPRANILLO DE ORO (Gold Tempranillo) in the International Wine Competition Tempranillos al Mundo 2009, fourth position in its category with 91,7 puntos. www.enologo.com/tempranillo
LARA O Special Selection 2005, Gold Medal in the Concours Mondial de Brusellex 2009. www.concoursmondial.com