VERTVS Vintage Tempranillo 100%
Winemakers: Bodegas Iranzo
Production Area: All of the production is obtained from the Estate FINCA CAÑADA HONDA. The production area includes lime soils which are ideal for obtaining colorful wines. Also the sand textures of these lime soils benefit the ripening of the grapes. The vineyard is situated 800 – 850 meters above sea level with an N / SE orientation resulting in maximum sunlight exposure.
Yield per Vine & Hectare: 60 hl/ha
Training system: The vines are guided by the Gullot doble system, although the vines are not held. This system enhances the airing of the vines, avoids the emergence of cliptogamic diseases. Also, a shading cover of the vegetation avoids the direct impact of the sun on the vines.
Hectares of Production: 62 hectares
Vinification: Only flower must (not pressed) is used for the elaboration of this wine. The fermentation is controlled at a maximum temperature of 28ºC. The maceration process lasts 14 days approximately. Scraping and crushing with rubber rollers. Vatting, devatting and malolactic fermentation in December.
Analytical Data: 12.5%
Ageing: Young wine
Tasting Notes: "Deep ruby color with a brick rim. Blackberry, leather and olive aromas and flavors on a dryish medium body with a soft, herbal, cherry vinaigrette and wet cedar accented finish. Nice Old World character for sipping and especially the table". Tastings.com
“Balanced, with fresh aromas of rich dark and red summer fruits and notes of green olive, leather and light baking spice. Soft mouthfeel, with flavors ofripe blackberry, tart cherry, sage, and damp earth. Finishes fresh and lively. Serve with lamb empanadas”. Santé magazine
Color: Attractive intense morello colour with light cherry-red reflections in the meniscus, very bright and clean.
Conservation Time: Good Ageing potential (2 - 3 years)
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