Finca Allende Aurus 2010

D.O.C. Denomination of Origin Rioja Red wine 14,5% 2010
139.00 Bottle 75 cl Tax incl.

WINE type: Variety: PROVENANCE VINEYARDS: wine: ageing: BOTTLING: presentation: vintage tasting red with D.O. Ca. RIOJA TEMPRANILLO 85% GRACIANO 15% BRIONES, average age of vines 60 years, high density planting. With pruning in glass. Franco clayey soils with abundant gravel and stones. Eco-sustainable farming environment and following the natural cycles of the plant, with paid and organic and mechanical tillage without herbicide use. Vintage manual and rear manual selection of clusters at the entrance to the winery. Fluids clusters stemmed and not squeeze in French oak tub. Maceration in cold at 5 ° C for 6 days. Controlled fermentation at 28 ° C for 16 days, with daily overpumping three. Total maceration with the skins for 22 days. Racking by gravity and vertical pressing. Malolactic fermentation in barrel. 24 months in new French oak Bordeaux type barrels. I racking every four months. Bottled without filtration or clarification heavy Bordeaux bottle, 750 ml and 1500 ml grape color. Natural cork from 54 by 24 mm, washed and sterilized without treatments. Label in recyclable paper printed with green ink. Capsule recyclable Tin. Wooden box, fully recyclable. : Winter cold and with abundant precipitation, both rain and snow, which will provide water supplies in depth. Sprouting in the third week of April, with cold nights and warm days. Dry and frost-free spring. Flowering in the second week of June with a near-perfect setting. Light rains in late June with a few months of July and August very hot and extremely dry, plant supports well due the winter water supplies. Ripening in the first week of August (slightly in advance), with hot days and steamy nights, the heat and drought, continues during the first fortnight of September, causing a slowdown in the synthesis of phenolic. In mid-September rains and slight decline in temperatures during the night, are produced which allows the plant to complete correctly the maturation cycle. The harvest is done day October 11, with mild temperatures and lack of rain. Intense purple red colour. Powerful and elegant on the nose, with a great aromatic complexity (stewed fruits, minerals, menthol, spices, scrubland, toffee and cocoa. Great harmony on the palate with sweet tannins very marked, very complex and full of black fruit flavors, passes, licorice, coffee, ink and aromatic herbs. Long and persistent finish. Great wine of guard