TYPE OF WINE
Crianza Red Wine.
D.O.Ca.Rioja (Rioja Alavesa)
Wine from Labastida
Viñedos La Hueta, Las Torcas, Iscorta…
A selection of clusters is made in the vineyard and they are harvested by hand in boxes of 14 kilos and in 2.500 kilos wagons, according to the healthy state of the grape and year. Grapes are coming from 15 of our vineyards from north to south of Labastida with a minimum age of 40 years old.
Fermentation is taken in stainless steel tanks with Low temperature and no longer macerations than seven days. Malolactic fermentation takes place 50% in concrete vats and 50% in barrels. Aging for 14 months in 75% French oak, 25% American oak. 50% New and 50% Second use.
Garnet Cherry color. Remarkable intensity, aromas of blueberries, blackberries, cocoa, red caramel. All very well structured balanced, pleasant feelings of raspberries, cherries, charcoal, cinnamon and toasted coffee. All this very well integrated with a very long finish.
Paring with “spoon dishes”, roasted lamb and suckling pig, also with red meats.
Service temperature 14º C