Finca El Bosque
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REGION

RIOJA ALTA

VARIETY

100% Tempranillo

VINEYARDS

Single-vineyard wine from Finca El Bosque, 1,4 Hcts. Sandy-franc-clay soil in texture with abundance of gravel and small rounded stones on the surface. Altitude: 500 m. High density plantings on trellis and low yield. Organic fertilization. Environmental integrated agriculture cultivation. Year of plantation: 1973.

ELABORATION

Destemed by hand with a rigorous selection of every grape. Cold pre-fermentative maceration. Fermented in 10 hectolitres oak barrels at 28 ºC. Pressed twice a day. Malolactic in new French oak Bordelaise barrels. Aged 18 months in new French Bordelaise oak barrels (95 %) and Center-European bordelaise oak barrels (5 %).

ALCOHOL CONTENT

14% vol.
 

COLOR

Very intense cherry red

TASTING NOTES

Intense cherry. Aroma with marked emphasis of tasty notes of oak and black fruit, mineral background. Powerful palate, warm, 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.