Cultivation

Soil: Sandy-limestone, basic pH with the peculiarity of having a high concentration of lithium ions.

Grape harvest: August 27- September 13 (depending on variety).

Production: maximum 7,500 kg./Ha.

 

Winemaking

Alcoholic fermentation: 9 days at 25º C in stainless steel tanks.

Maceration: 15 days.

Aging: 12 months in American and French oak barrels.

Bottling: June 2009.

Consumption: until 2018.

 

Analysis

Alcohol: 14.0 % by Vol.

pH: 3.46 / Total acidity: 5.7

Residual sugars: 2 g./l. / TPI: 67

Anthocyanins: 250 mg./l. / CI: 30

 

Tasting

Exceptionally intense bouquet where the aromatic woods compete against black cherry, chocolate, vanilla and licorice. On the palate, it is flavorful, well-structured, full-bodied, luscious, of great structure and complexity. Long and full finish.

 

What to serve with

Game meat casseroles, cured cheese, stuffed peppers, lasagna, roasted meats, such as leg of lamb, pork tenderloin, grilled steak...

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