CRIANZA RED WINE 2013
VARIETY: 100% TEMPRANILLO
GRAPEPROCEDENCE: BRIONES age average of the vineyard, 35 years, high density plantation. With bush pruning.
Calcareous soils. Sustainable cultivation with respects the environment and which follows the
natural cycles of the plant, with organic fertilizers and mechanical work without using herbicides.
Manual harvest and the bunches are selected by hand in the winery.
WINEMAKING: Whole bunches destalked and not crushed in stainless steel tanks. Cold prefermentary maceration at a
5º C during 6 days. Fermentation controlled at 28º C during 10 days, with three pumping over a day.
Total maceration with skins of 16 days. Davatting by gravity and vertical press. Malolactic is done in
stainless stell tanks .
AGEING: 12 months in Bordelese barrel,50%French oakand50%american oak. Racking every 4 months.
VINTAGE: Soft and a bit rainy autumn. Soft winter with heavy rain in february and march . Mild and heavy
rainy April. Sprout, late, in the third week of April . Heavy vegetative growth.Fresh and rainy May,
flowering during the third week of June, with a rate of curd lower than other vintages. Fresh and with
a little rain July and August. Veraison in the third week of August, which extends to early September.
The maduration runs properly during the first fortnight of September,and abundant rainfalls during
the rest of the month. October shows fresh nights that allowed us to reach a correct phenolic and
aromatic maturity. The harvest began on October 15th, with soft temperatures and absence of rains,
the fruit was pickedupwith an almost perfect sanitary conditions.
TASTINGNOTE: Bigarreau cherry and crimson color, brilliant.
Clean and complex, elegant and ripe aromas. Recollectionss of cassis and of scrub. Very tasty, fresh,
with extent and balance. With abundant soft and styled tannins and happy end full of nuances.