EL JEFE DE LA TRIBU

EL JEFE DE LA TRIBU THE COMPLEX ONE

Location: Finca Los Almendros, Finca El Olivar and Finca el Corral ( Caudete)

Altitude: 557 m

Type of soil: Shallow, poor and poorly permeable soils with calcium carbonate crust, that contributes to the sweetness tannin.

Crop density: 2500 plants /Ha

Vineyard age: 20 – 40 years

Vine training systems: Free – standing bush and wire-trained vines.

Environment: Continental climate softened by the Mediterranean influence, with an average annual temperature of 15 ºC and a Mediterranean type rainfall regime, with peaks in spring and autumn

Grape varieties: The Best grapes of the best varieties

Vintage: 2015

Harvest, vinification and aging

Harvest: Picked by hand in October

Pre-Cold maceration: 7 – 8 days at 5 ºC

Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks with autochthonous yeast and subsequent malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels.

Pre-Fermentation maceration: 15 days at 25 ºC

Fermentation temperature: 24 -26 ºC

Aging: 15 months in new french oak barrels

Bottle aging: Minimum 1 year

Vinification: Due to the elaboration process, light filtering, this wine can present some precipitation in the bottle. Clarifiers are from a vegetable origin, which makes it suitable for vegan consumers.

Analytical information

Alcohol: 14,50 % By vol

Acidity: 5 – 5,3 g/l

IPT: 80

Volatile acidity: 0,50 – 0,70 g/l

Residual sugar: 0 g/l

 

Cherry colored with ruby iridescence. An intense and full nose, a wine with balanced aromas ranging from roasted to mature fruit. The palate is harmonious and strong with ripe tannins. 

Conservation and consumption

The temperature of conservation and consumption of this wine should be around 15 ºC, it is important for it to be constant, avoiding thermal jumps. It must be protected from light sources. It is recommended to be consumed at a temperature between 18 – 20 ºC. We suggested decanting the wine and airing for one hour prior to serving to best appreciate the wine.

Ideal to acoompany game meat and flowl, stews or casseroles, red meat and mature and hard cheeses.

92 Rating peñin Vinous Antonio Galloni: 91 Points