Tempranillo 90% ,Garnacha 5%, Mazuelo 5%
Vines & Harvest
Our vineyards are located in the village of Entrena at an altitude between 550 to 610 metres. (1800-2000 feet)
Oriented mainly to the North East
Tertiary Soils with bedrock of red marlstone and red clay with a thin soil of the quaternary period of glacis stones, lutites, marls, sandstones, gravels…
Grapes were hand-harvested from October 6rd to 13th, in 200 kg containers.
Grapes were coming from 10 Has spread in 15 different plots.
We use traditional viticulture.
Bush pruning in 80% of the vines and 20% in double cordon.
Cold pre-maceration at 10°C for 4 days. Wine was fermenting for 8 days at 26°C, being punched and pumped over every day. Ten days of maceration before press.
This wine was aged in French (85%) and American oak barrels for 13 months, and fined in the bottle for another year before to be released to the market.
On view presents a beautiful cherry color with Garnet edge.
The 2012 vintage was characterized by a healthy and balanced ripeness grape, lower than the previous vintage.
This is reflected in the nose, in the form of sharp aromas of red fruits, balsamic notes and spices such as black pepper. The smoky tones and toasts of the barrel appear well integrated. Keep in mind the organic notes of our wines, made with low levels of sulphurous.
On the palate it is balanced and friendly, with a silky entry that, together with ripe and tasty tannins, envelops the palate with a pleasant sensation. Its vibrant acidity gives it elegance, lengthening it and giving it the characteristic freshness of our wines from Highland vineyards.
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