Marques de Vargas Seleccion Privada 2011

D.O.C. Denomination of Origin Rioja Red wine 13,5% 2011
36.00 Bottle 75 cl Tax incl.

Winemaker: Ana Barrón López
Harvest Date: October 5, 2011
Pago/Finca: “El Cónsul” (7 ha), “La Misela” (3 ha), “Terrazas” (7 ha) Average age of the vineyard: 44 years old, clay-lime soil, with excellent permeability qualities to achieve quality in our fruit, together with an adequate content of organic matter and nutrients.
Varieties: Tempranillo (63%), Mazuelo (4%), Grenache (8%) and Other varieties (25%).
Elaboration: Classic with destemming. Each plot is fermented separately in 10,000 litre stainless steel tanks for 11 days, controlling the temperature at
about 30 degrees Celsius. Pumped up daily, 14 days with the skins after fermentation. Malolactic fermentation takes place partly in new barrels.
Aging: 23 months in new Russian oak barrels. Regular rackings every 4 months at first and then every 6 months.