coto mayor tinto crianza 2014
The general evolution of the vineyard in the 2010 harvest was very good since the cycle was developed without significant incidents from the quantitative as qualitative point of view. Flowering and fruit set developed with a certain delay during the month of June, resulting in a good fruit set, with a predominance of medium-sized clusters. It emphasizes the excellent vegetative and sanitary state maintained by the vineyard until the end of the cycle.
100% Tempranillo from our own vineyards in Rioja Alavesa and Ausejo
35 Hl./Ha. VINIFICATION: The grapes were specially selected in our vineyards for the elaboration of this wine. The fermentation was thought to achieve an adequate balance between the fruit and the structure of the wine. The objective: to obtain a round wine. Fresh and easy to understand and enjoy after passing through the barrels.
We have sought to achieve the roundness in the wine and the appropriate toasted tone after a rest of 16 months in American oak barrels (80%) and French oak (20%) of 225 liters. The important thing is to achieve the right balance between the freshness of the fruit and the sweetness of the barrels used.
Intense cherry color; on the nose, it displays ripe fruit in jam with a background of red fruits, with some note of aging, toast and vanilla. In the mouth, tasty, fleshy, balanced, with good final persistence of the fruit.