LUTHIER Gran Reserva 2014
Appellation: Ribera del Duero
Grape variety: Tempranillo 80%, Garnacha 15% and Merlot 5%
Soil: Calcareous and sandy loam.
Location of the vineyards: Manual selection of vineyards over 70 years old. 8 Micro-plots located in Aranda de Duero and Gumiel del Mercado (Burgos).
Crop Type: Eco-ground and sustainable agriculture.
Average Yield: 1.900 kg/Ha
Alcoholic Fermentation: In tanks with native yeast.
Malolactic Fermentation: In oak barrels during 9 months.
Aged during 30 months in 225l., 300l. y 500l. French, Hungarian and American Oak Barrels, the last 12 months in 500l. Barrels.
Production: 3.696 numbered bottles 750 ml. (only 500 units for sale each year).
Visual appearance: garnet red color with medium high density with red-violet edge.
Aroma: Floral, spicy, red fruit, cacao, very deep and high complexity. Very dynamic in the glass.
Palate: Velvety, vertical, reminds you of the soil where it was born.
Self-life between now and 50 years.
Recommended serving temperature 18-20º.