12 months in American oak
The vineyards are distributed between the Sierra de Cantabria and the Ebro river, mainly in Rioja Alavesa, settled on clay-calcareous soils of non irrigated lands. Pruning is done in a spur pruning. The average age is 40 years and they are at an average altitude of 480 meters.
Organic Viticulture. Spur pruning system. Small plots.
The good weather, which during the whole cycle had favored an excellent vegetative and sanitary state of the vineyard, with absence of plagues or important diseases, also allowed to reach a correct maturational balance in all the vineyards, to which decisively contributed a month September exceptionally favorable for quality.
The exceptional sanitary conditions, contributed to a good development of the fermentations that gave rise to wines well structured, with good color, very healthy and with a good polyphenolic structure.
Alcohol Volume : 13,5 %, Total Acidity : 4,8 g./l., pH: 3,95; Volatile Acidity : 0,55 g./l.; Total SO2: 60 mg./l.