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Provenance: Vineyards around Laguardia, in the heart of the Rioja Alavesa. Designations of Origin and Control Board Rioja. Spain.
Harvest: Hand picked and selected in the winery.
Alcohol content: 13,5%/Vol.
Vinification: Whole bunches, without de-stalking. Alcoholic fermentation carried out at 27¼ C in stainless steel fermentation tanks using native yeast for 8 days. Complete malolactic fermentation with its lees.
Maceration: Maceration for 15 days in stainless steel vats.
Oak: In American oak barrel for six months.
Aging in bottle: For twenty months.
Tasting Notes: Dark shining cherry, tinted. It has an elegant and tight nose, that needs time to unfold. It offers carameled notes of red fruit (cherry, strawberries), retama and liquorice. On the palate this is frank, this well formed good and contributes a flavorful fruit, toastings and skin of nuts. It has a good acidity and very good persistence.
Food pairing: Alavesa pinto bean, meat or fish stewed.
TOTAL PRODUCTION, 6.700 BOTTLES.