Vinsacro Tinto 2010
VARIETIES: 40% Vidau, 50% Tempranillo and 10% Mazuelo.
II. ALCOHOLIC GRADE: 13% Vol.
III. VINEYARDS AND HARVEST: Selected grape from old vineyards of the “Cuesta la Reina” estate on the southern slope of Mount Yerga, on a hillside that starts at 450 m and climbs up to 800 meters. Its soils are poor and stony calcareous clay. It is a property of more than 120 hectares that belongs to the Escudero family for 4 generations, and in which the vineyard has always been cultivated. The Tempranillo variety is harvested in the first week of October, in the third week the Garnacha is harvested, followed by Graciano, ending in the first week of November with the Mazuelo variety. The grapes are harvested by hand, selecting the grapes and transporting them to the winery in boxes.
IV. ELABORATION: Its vatting and fermentation takes place in steel tanks for 28 to 30 days.
stainless steel, with autochthonous yeasts at a controlled temperature of 30 º C, going up and breaking the hat daily, a long maceration to extract the maximum of color and tannins that ensure this wine a long life. Aged in American oak wood for 16 months.
V. TASTING: Dark cherry colour. Intense and elegant aroma of sweet spices, chocolate and ripe fruit with suggestive toasted aromas that tell us of a good oak ageing. Tasty, powerful, fleshy and structured, yet easy to drink, very round. Our winemaker’s slogan “Wine is for enjoyment”.
Valsacro tinto is a vintage wine, so a positive evolution is expected for a minimum of 10 years.
VI. RECOMMENDED DISHES: Roasted lamb or pork, game, beef chop, stewed meats.