Wine apellation: Vino de la Tierra de Castilla
Wine tasting note
Sight: Attractive purple cherry tone, clean, with hues of blue and a good intensity.
Nose: Expressive and well defined tertiary aromas (tobacco, cinnamon, chocolate), fruity (glace strawberries and dry cherry) and spicy (licorice, clove and balsamic).
Mouth: Balanced and fresh, with a good concentration and acidity, fresh tannins, red fruits (strawberries, cherries) and a tertiary long finish (tobacco, licorice).
70% Tempranillo, 15% Graciano, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% white grapes. Tempranillo provides volume, Graciano ripe red fruit and white grapes increase the aromatic complexity and contribute also with freshness.
Manual, at mid of September
Making and ageing
Fermentation temperature: 25 ºC, in nude concrete tanks and open tanks.
Fermentation time: 3 days of cold maceration plus 7 days of alcoholic maceration, with dumping over by hand. Partial work has been done with whole bunches.
Maceration time after fermentation: 14 days at low temperature.
Malolactic fermentation: Nude concrete tanks and used 225L barrels.
Ageing: 18 months in used 225L barrels, with a final refinement in nude concrete tanks.