cueva del monge blanco 2015

D.O.C. Denomination of Origin Rioja White wine 13% 2015
14,50 Bottle 75 cl Tax incl.

Technical Data Sheet

Type of Wine: White

Make: Cueva del Monge white

Grape Variety: Viura and Malvasia

Type of bottle: Bordeaux

Capacity (cl): 75

Graduation (% vol.): 13,50

Winery: Vinicola Real

Regions Rioja Designation

Barrel type: French Oak

Permanence in barrel: 4 months

Serving temperature: 08º-10º C.

Town: Albelda de Iregua

Characteristics  

This wine is the result of the selection of four varieties of grapes, Viura 70%, Malvasia 20%, Garnacha Blanca 5% and Moscatel 5%. The harvest was done manually in boxes of 15 kilos. Squeezing, static draining and pressing without pressure, removing and separating the must yolk, the desmangado has been done cold and in stainless steel tanks between 8 and 10 º C, with peculiar maceration, thus extracting much of the aromatic fraction.Once the Alcoholic Fermentation has begun, in stainless steel tanks, the remaining 80% is finished in new French and American oak barrels for about 45 days with daily batonage. Its alcoholic fermentation period and its stay in barrel is about 4 months.

Tasting notes

Golden yellow colour with greenish tones. Aromas of toasted milk, pineapple fruit, ripe mango, litchies, slight notes of banana and franc. Fresh and unctuous on the palate, glyceride, with great structure and balance, sensation of ripe fruit, pear, banana, pineapple, apple compote. Long and elegant aftertaste, lightly toasted with achieved balance between wood and fruit, with a very pleasant evolution of aromatic complexity of the result of its upbringing».