Appellation: Ribera del Duero
Grape variety: Tempranillo 82%, Garnacha 15%, Albillo Mayor 3%. Average production 5.000 kg/Ha.
Soil: Stone, clay and calcareous with calcareous subsoil
Location of the vineyards: Manual selection of over 70 years old plots located in the area surrounding of Aranda de Duero (Burgos).
Crop type: Eco-ground
Alcoholic Fermentation: On concrete deposit with native fermenting fungus
Malolactic fermentation: in concrete tank
Aged in 225 l Spanish oak barrels, Quercus Pyrenaica, for 18 months and 6 months in concrete tanks.
Alcohol: 15% by Vol.
Production: 10.526 numbered bottles. 750 ml.
Visual appearance: Deep red cherry with violet edge. Deep color. High density
Aroma: Fresh fruit, floral tones, lower forest, humus, moist soil, balsamic. The character of its terroir and the personality of its people are reflected in the wine. Serious, deep and dark. The minerality and earth characters expressed to the fullest.
Palate: Elegant, long, with very good structure and fatty. Essence of minerality, great balance in combining fruit, wood and soil.
Self life between now and 20 years.
Recommended serving temperature 19 ºC
Suitable pairings: meat, game, dry meat
- LARA O Hispania 2009. Silver medal DWWA 2015, Decanter Magazine decanterawards.com