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. Environmental integrated agriculture cultivation. Year of plantation: 1973. Destemmed by hand, berry by berry, with a rigorous selection of every grape. Cold maceration pre-fermentation. Fermentation in 1000L open top oak vats with selected indigenous yeast. Total maceration is 21 days. Malolactic fermentation in new Bordelaise French and Central European oak barrels. 18 months in new French and Central European Bordelaise oak barrels. Racking every four months.
Intense cherry. Aroma with marked emphasis of tasty notes of oak and black fruit, mineral background. Powerful palate, warm, flavor some with tannins of oak still marked against those of fruit, hints of great length, mineral back aroma with traces of ripe fruit.
|PRODUCER||Bodegas y Viñedos Sierra Cantabria|