La Nieta - Sierra Cantabria

La Nieta

Variety

100 % Tempranillo.

Vineyards

Property vineyard, Finca La Nieta, located in Páganos-Laguardia, Rioja Alavesa. 1,75 Has. Limy franc-clay texture and calcareous-clay composition with a deep sandy rocky sub-soil. High density of plantation on trellis, low yield. Organic fertilization. Environmental integrated agriculture cultivation, applying a viticulture respectful with the environment, follow-ing the biorhythms of the plant. Year of plantation: 1975.

Winemaking

Destemmed by hand with a rigorous selection of every grape. Cold pre-fermentative maceration at 6ºC for 5 days. Fermented in 20 hectolitres oak barrels at 28ºC with indigenous yeast selected from our own vineyards. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels. Aged for 16 months in new French Bordelaise oak barrel

Tasting notes

Attractive cherry red colour. Intense fruity and spicy aromas, together with evocative nuances of creamy black berry compote, fi ne oak and mineral aromas. Delicate, subtle and silky on the palate. An extremely elegant fi nish confered by the factors that makes this plot unique.

Drinking temperatures: 16-18 ºC

 
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