Technical Sheet Vineyards and Wineries Sierra Cantabria
Type of Wine: Red
Brand: Finca el Bosque
Grape variety: Tempranillo
Bottle type: Bordeaux
Capacity (cl): 75
Graduation (% vol.): 14,50
Cellar: Sierra Cantabria vineyards
Regions: Denomination Rioja
Barrel type: French oak
Permanence in Barrel: 26 months
Operating temperature : 16º-18º C.
Population: San Vicente de la Sonsierra
Finca El Bosque, 1.4 Has., Located in the environment of San Vicente de la Sonsierra. Altitude: 500 m. Clay-calcareous soil with abundant gravel and boulders on the surface. High planting density and low production per hectare. Organic fertilizer. Biodynamic viticulture Planting year: 1973 Manual de-stemming, grain by grain.
Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Alcoholic fermentation in small oak vats of 10 hectoliters of capacity. Traditional treading. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels. 18 months aging in new French oak barrels (95 %) and Central European oak (5 %).
Tasting Notes Finca el Bosque
Cherry red with outstanding tears. Complex nose, with aromas of red and black fruits, compote fruit, balsamic and spices, with floral and mineral notes. In the mouth it is elegant, tasty, unctuous, structured, with great fruit load and well-armed tannins.