Amancio
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REGION

RIOJA ALTA

VARIETY

100% Tempranillo

VINEYARDS

Single-vineyard wine from La Veguilla, 16.5 Hcts. Franc-clay or calcareous-clay soil in texture with small calcareous rounded stones on the surface. High density plantings on trellis and low yield. Organic fertilization. Environmental integrated agriculture cultivation. Year of plantation: 1975.

ELABORATION

Destemed by hand with a rigorous selection of every grape. Cold pre-fermentative maceration. Fermented in 5 hectolitres oak barrels. Pressed by foot twice a day. Malolactic in new French oak Bordelaise barrels. Aged 24 months in a new French Bordelaise oak barrels.

ALCOHOL CONTENT

14.5% vol.
 

COLOR

Very intense cherry red

TASTING NOTES

Intense cherry. Notes of ripe fruit, blackberry, black cherry, currant and fig, with mineral, licorice traces and dark-roasted flavours. On the palate is powerful, flavoursome with tannins of oak still marked against those of fruit, hints of great length, mineral back aroma with traces of ripe fruit.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

Ideally between 16-18° C

 

CULINARY

All kinds of dishes with strong, intense flavor, game, dark meats, stews, grilled meats, cheeses, etc.