Martelo 2012

D.O.C. Denomination of Origin Rioja Red wine 13,5% 2012
20.30 Bottle 75 cl Tax incl.

The first of the so-called `Martelo harvests’ that we have elaborated by complying with the most demanding parameters of our winemaker: harvests
fresh, with amiable tannins and long, slow and balanced ripening. In 2012, the rains of September eased the effect of the
summer drought on small, loose and very concentrated bunches of grapes, which enjoyed a long and slow ripening process.
because the leaves were kept especially alive and fresh. The main grape is Tempranillo, complemented with other varieties – Mazuelo, Garnacha and even Viura – representing the most important plantations in the world.
traditional wines of the area and the coupage in the vineyard itself. In this harvest, the winemaker Julio Sáenz has made his own’personal selection’ of
plots betting on the Martelo, Camino de la Iglesia, Altos de Valecilla and Las Cuevas estates. They are vineyards of more than 60 years old, distributed on
North-south facing slopes that favour exposure to the sun and wind, achieving balanced ripening and excellent health