Castillo de Mendoza Autor 2015
Grape varieties: 100% tempranillo.
Denomination of origin: Rioja.
Winery: Mendoza Castle in San Vicente Sonsierra (La Rioja)
Alcohol content: 14 ° vol.
Aging: 20 months in barrel and in bottle 12.
The Winery is located in San Vicente de la Sonsierra (La Rioja Alta). Castle of Mendoza comes from a former distillery of 17TH century restored and equipped. Over time, the desire to get the best quality for the production and aging of its wines, makes to the family built a new winery at the foot of the medieval castle and surrounded by its own vineyards.
Equipped with the best technology, the new winery, of 2,800 square meters, combines the modernity of its facilities with a draught of barrels dug in the rock following the centuries-old tradition of this emblematic Rioja region.
Mendoza Castle author organic wine is a wine made from tempranillo grapes harvested and transported in small boxes, selected manually in the table to be then Destemmed and crushed. Controlled fermentation in small stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation in new barrels of French oak of medium thin and toasted grain, following a breeding in them on its lees for 20 months and a subsequent stay of 12 months minimum in bottles before heading out to the market.