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CATEGORY: VINO DE LA TIERRA ALTIPLANO DE SIERRA NEVADA
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Merlot
BOTTLE SIZE: 0,75 L
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5 % Vol,
LOGICAL DATA ON VINTAGE 2014
A very dry year, with little precipitation. , but that have not affected the quality of our grapes due to the use of irrigation. This fact has not affected the quality of our grapes due to the use of irrigation. These conditions have allowed optimum quality; without plant protection problems and, at the same time, achieving a good ripening. On approaching the ripening dates removed part of the harvest to allow the rest of the clusters to develop fully their potential. The harvest was carried out in the optimal timing of maturation; manually in boxes with a capacity of 15 Kg.
The grape is transported to the winery in the shortest possible time, in small boxes. The Winery is it stemmed and crushed, forming the dough that is fermented in stainless steel tanks equipped with temperature control. Fermentation is carried out at 25 ° C, with periodic overpumping twice a day for the 7-8 days of maceration, subsequently removed the tub and let finish alcoholic fermentation.
Malolactic fermentation is carried out in the same stainless steel.
Finally the wine is passed to the barrels, 6 months, in a stable environment in natural caves. Temperatures throughout the process are very stable, which promotes the proper ageing of the wine.
Intense Ruby Red color. On the nose we perceive red fruits with balsamic tones typical of the variety Merlot. Hints spices and toasted, characteristic of its barrel through. In the mouth, remains the freshness of the fruit and its 6 months of aging make a round, pleasant, meaty and very expressive wine. Ultimately the perfect balance.
RECOMMENDATIONS AND PAIRING
Serving temperature: 14ºC (57,2ºF)
Pairing: Red and white meats, mushrooms, semicured or cured cheeses, pasta dishes, vegetables, soups, sausages, omelettes, beans and smoked.
We have created an accessible to the consumer wine, with a personality that shows the character of a noble variety such as Merlot.