The Sacramento 2012

D.O.C. Rioja Red wine 13,5% 2012
51,00 Bottle 75 cl Tax incl.

Viñas Leizaola Technical Sheet

Type of Wine: Red

Brand: The sacrament 

Grape variety: Tempranillo     

Bottle type: Burgundy

Capacity (cl): 75               

Graduation (% vol.): 13,50

Cellar:

Regions: Denomination Rioja

Barrel type: French oak

Permanence in Barrel: 12 months

Operating temperature : 16º-18º C. 

Population: The guard

General information

After a mild winter, the vineyard showed very good evolution. Flowering began on June 7 in a favorable climate environment with elevated temperatures. This favored a certain regularity in the process. It rained after flowering in favor of the good formation of the grape.

July was a relatively cool and humid month, conducive to the phenomenon of mineralization, concentrating nitrogen on the vine. This factor can increase the risks of botrytis attack. The veraison began on August 2 and by day 8 it has exceeded 50%. The major green harvest work that was done in late August aimed to advance maturity in order to avoid sensitivity to botrytis at the end of the cycle.

Tasting Notes El Sacramento

Color: intense red Nose: clean, the fruit dominates with the perfectly integrated wood Palate: frank attack, follows a good balance and a slightly fresh finish that promises beautiful potential.

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