APPELLATION: D.O.Ca. Rioja
Grape Variety: 100% Tempranillo
AGEING: 12 months in oak barrels plus 12 more months in the bottle.
Fermentation: 15 days in stainless steel tanks.
Routines: Daily pumping-over.
Barrel type: American oak (60%) and French oak (40%).
Other details: 30% of barrels are new.
Coloor: Bright cherry.
Nose: Aromas from the aging (vanilla, cocoa, coffee) combined with red fruit notes and liquorice.
Palate: Broad and elegant, with soft tannins.
Aftertaste: Tasty and clean, very pleasant.
Tapas, cured ham (‘jamón’) and Iberian cold meats. Pasta recipes and meat rices. Demi-cured cheeses. Roasted lamb. Burgers and barbecued meats.
The classic expression of temprannilo from rioja