Maturana Tinta is a variety cultivated since ancient times, although in such a marginal way that it became practically extinct. Maturana Tinta from the winery comes from 17 vines found in an old vineyard in Navarrete, La Rioja, and its development was also part of the research project for the recovery of native minority vine varieties in the D. O. Ca.Rioja.
Maturana Tinta vines produce small clusters, their grapes have a high acidity, a high intensity of color and an important tannic structure, as well as a good resistance to the diseases of the vine.the vineyard of the winery Maturana Tinta produces 5,500 kg of grapes per hectare.
Designation of origin
Baños de Río Tobía, Rioja Alta, D. O. Ca. Rioja
100% Maturana Tinta, autochthonous Minority variety of Rioja, authorized by the D. O. Ca. Rioja in 2009.
Vineyard planted in 1997 at a height of 565 meters above sea level in terraces of southern exposure in the Valley of the Najerilla, with clay-calcareous soils of boulders.Organic viticulture.
After its destalking, the grapes are covered in new barrels of 500 liters of French oak Tronçais in which it carries out the alcoholic fermentation, the malolactic fermentation and the aging. The wine remains in the barrels with the lees of fermentation for 11 months.
Manual harvest in 17 kg boxes.
Atlantic influence, in one of the coolest areas of Rioja, with cold winters, temperate summers, and soft and long autumn. The high temperature variation between day and night causes slow maturation, which is very suitable for polyphenol synthesis and aromatic development.
Ad Libitum Maturana Tinta