Ribera Del Duero 2018
Spain - Ribera Del Duero
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Oeil : very dark Bordeaux-red with purple tints.
Nez : very expressive with aromas of ripe wild fruits (blackberry, blackcurrant) and light oaky aromas (cocoa, vanilla).
Bouche : very round on entry with a lovely rich character, silky tannins and good concentration. The subtly oaky finish reveals fruity and spicy aromas.
Les conseils du Sommelier : Serving temperature : 16-18°C Decant one to two hours before serving. Mature from 4-7 years.
Cépage(s) : 100 % Tempranillo.
Vendanges : Harvesting is carried out by hand and the grapes transported in crates of 20kg.
Sol : The vineyards are planted on old terraces lying at altitude (850-900m above sea level). Deep clay-limestone and even marly-limestone soil in certain plots with some pockets of sand.
Vinification : Vinification takes place in stainless steel vats with cold pre-fermentation maceration and a long vatting period of over 4 weeks.
Elevage : The wine is partly aged in stainless steel and partly in French oak barrels for 3-6 months.
Degré d’alcool : 14