Technical Sheet Bodegas Castillo de Cuzcurrita
Type of Wine: Red
Brand: Lordship of Cuzcurrita
Grape variety: Tempranillo
Bottle type: Bordeaux
Capacity (cl): 75
Graduation (% vol.): 13,50
Cellar: Cuzcurrita Castle
Regions: Denomination Rioja
Barrel type: French oak
Permanence in Barrel: 12 months
Operating temperature : 16º-18º C.
It is a municipality wine, made from the old vineyards of the walled enclosure of the Castle, as well as other vineyards located in its surroundings. It represents, in a genuine way, the unique character of Cuzcurrita wines, demonstrating each year the maximum potential that they can achieve.
First vintage: 2,000 Variety: Tempranillo Soil: Many alluvial soils from the Tirón River, with abundant boulders and calcareous clay subsoil, a very deep and very loose soil. Viticulture: All vines in glass with an average age of 25 years , with a culture of integrated viticulture and some vineyards in organic. Harvesting: It begins on October 14 in boxes of 20 kg and with a selection table. Preparation: Alcoholic fermentation in steel and malolactic in barrels Aging: 12 months in new Bordeaux barrels and second and third year of French oak of grain one and medium toast and 5 months in concrete tanks of 20,000. for assembly before being bottled.
Tasting Notes Señorio de Cuzcurrita
Nice cherry red color, with an intense and complex nose with notes of black fruits such as ripe black plum, blueberries, currants and some balsamic and spicy notes, such as cedar and licorice. Unctuous in the mouth with soft and enveloping tannins, balanced, complex, elegant and with a long and pleasant finish. Great aromatic persistence.