Wine made from grapes grown in vineyards over 50 years’ old from the localities of Cuzcurrita de Río Tirón, Sajazarra, Tirgo and Villaseca in the Rioja Alta. The ideal point of phenolic and aromatic maturation at which to start picking in these plots is determined by careful monitoring and the grapes come into the winery in trailers which do not weigh more than 4,000 kg.
95% Tempranillo – 5% Mazuelo
Traditional process with stemmed grapes. Cold macerations for 2 or 3 days and then the must ferments at a temperature of no more than 26-28ºC. In total the wine stays in the vat for 14-15 days.
After malolactic fermentation is complete, the wine is racked off and left with no other treatment for 1 or 2 months before going into American-oak casks with an average age of a year where it remains for 12 months.
It has a very light maroon with purple accents and a balanced flavor between the vivacity and the fruity because of the dominant variety and provided by the wood.
He fails to reach maturity and a phenolic and aromatic balance is seen in its harmony and roundness.
In the mouth it is wide, with soft tannins but well structured, round, long, a fine and pleasant memory.
Best served at around 16°C.