Sierra Cantabria reserva 2012

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

FINCA Own farms in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, La Rioja DO. Qualified Rioja. VINEYARDS PERFORMANCE HARVEST Integrated viticulture, respectful of the environment, minimal intervention, perfect adaptation to the terroir and without the use of herbicides or systemic products, in keeping with nature’s biorhythms. Organic fertilization. Exclusively manual with rigorous selection of the fruits that are in optimal sanitary conditions and of maturation in vineyard and in cellar by means of a selection table. VARIETY Tempranillo (100%) Tempranillo from vineyards over 30 years old. ELABORATION VINIFICATION: Traditional production destemmed (100%). Alcoholic fermentation during 8 days with autochthonous yeast selected from our “Freshness and elegance with character. Expression of red fruit, perceptible but ripe tannin, with good acidity and structure, character and expressiveness” Marcos Eguren alcoholic for 8 days with yeast selected from our own vineyards and temperature control between 28 º C and 30 º C. Post-fermentative maceration with the skins for 14 days. Pumping over twice a day until the fermentation is finished. During the maceration, the frequency of pumping over is reduced as the process progresses, in order to avoid the extraction of vegetable characters and bitterness. AGING: In French (50%) and American (50%) oak barrels of 225 l. for 18 months. Age of the barrel: 20 % new, 80 % maximum of 3 wines. Rackings every 4 months. ENÓLOGO Marcos Eguren