Winery: FINCA DE LA RICA
Viticulture: Antonio Amurrio, Javier Amurrio y Arturo Amurrio
Winemaking: Arturo Amurrio y Javier Amurrio
Grapes Origin: 41 hectares of Own Vineyards in 39 different plots in Labastida.
Village: Labastida – Álava
Region: D.O. Ca. Rioja
TECHNICAL DETAILS WINE AND VINTAGE
Wine: EL BUSCADOR
Wine Category: TINTO CRIANZA
Released to market: December the 20th 2015
Soils: Clay and calcareous.
Sandstone-limestone and clay rows in the subsoil.
Climate: Atlantic. Village protected from the
North cold winds and humidity by Toloño
Mountain and the Ebro River in the South.
Rain: 740 mm / year 2014
Orientation: Predominant South orientation of plots.
Vineyard altitude: 585 meters of altitude above sea level
Vines average age: 46 years old
Plantation: Bunch vineyards and some plots in rows
Production: 5.700 Kg per hectare
Harvest date: October the 2nd 2014
Variety: Tempranillo 90% &10% Garnacha
Alcoholic Ferm: Stainless Steel vats.
Malolactic Ferm: French barrels of 225 litres.
Ageing: 11 Months in French 2 years old barrels
1 Month in American barrels
Clarification: Natural Egg white
Filtering: Light filtering
Alcohol: 13,80 %
Total Acidity: 4,91 gr/l
Fine wine, brilliant cherry color with violet hints
Great balance between fruit and wood on the nose. Red and black fruits with some spicy touch with vanilla aromas
Light wooden touch on the mouth from a serious wine but fresh, friendly and alive with a lovely acidity from the area.