Wine type: Red. Crianza. Organic Appellation of origin: D.O.Ca. Rioja Grape variety: 80 % Tempranillo . 20% Graciano Farming: Organic Agriculture Soil: calcareous marls Harvest: Handpick. September 2017 First vintage: 2004 Nº of bottles produced: 35.000 Fermentation: Malolactic in new French & American oak barrels. Aging: 18 months in new French & American oak barrels. Bottle size: 0,75cl & 1.5 lt.
Wine made with 80% Tempranillo grapes and 20% Graciano variety from the Alto de Mindiarte ecological vineyard, harvested manually in small boxes and selected at a selection table.
Elaboration of Bordeaux style, with destemming and crushing of bunches.
Malolactic fermentation undergoes in new American and French oak barrels followed by an aging process where its lies for 18 months.
Colour: Intense cherry red colour with ruby shades.
Aroma: Very aromatic nose with black and red fruits -blackberries and raspberries- with hints of wild herbs as fennel and thyme, integrated to the toasty and spicy aromas of aging in a new barrel.
Taste: Powerful and unctuous in the mouth with good balance of acidity and ripe tannins, very singular and aromatic finish showing the terroir it comes from.
Sustainability Castillo de Mendoza wines use biodegradable capsules, PEFC and FSC labels from sustainably managed forests, natural corks, recycled cardboard boxes and bottles with less glass.
Conservation: Cool and dry place. Avoid sunlight Perfect drinking temperature: 14-16 ºC Pairing: Perfect to accompany red and white meats, roasts, game, cheeses and pates.
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