Location: Finca El Embalse, Finca El Olivar and Finca El Corral ( Caudete)
Type of Soil: Clay-lime soils
Crop Density: 2500 plants/Ha
Vineyard Age: 20 years
Wine Training Systems: Wire-Trained vines
Environment: Continental climate softened by the Mediterranean influence, with an average annual temperature of 15 degrees and a Mediterranean type rainfall regime
Grape Variety: Grenache, -Shiraz, Monastrell
Harvest: Picked by hand and also mechanical. From September to the middle of October
Pre-Cold Maceration: 3 4 days at 5 ºC
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks with autochthonous yeast
Fermentation Temperature: 24 26 ºC
Barrel Aging: 4 months in new French oak barrel ranging from 225 and 500 liters of capacity, ending its aging in a French oak vat of 7.000 Liters
Bottling Aging: Minimum 2 months
Vinification: Clarifiers are from a vegetable origen, which makes it suitable for vegan consumers
Alcohol: 13,50% By Vol
Acidity: 5,3 5,5 g/l
Volatile Acidity: 0,5 g/l
Residual Sugar: 0 g/l
Intense ruby color with purple reflections. Nose aromas of fresh red fruit, flowers and light toasted aromas stand out on the nose. The palate is broad, round and tasty.
In the Table
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.
Best served accompanying pasta in Bolognese souce, grilled vegetables, roasted chicken with aromatic herbs, grilled fish, ham and cold cuts, cured hard cheese.
Parker (2010): 90 –Rating Peñin: ( 2013 – 2014 ) 89 Rating, ( 2016) 88 Rating Wine Enthusias: ( 2014) 89 Rating Wein Trophy 2016: Silver Medal
James Suckling (2016): 90 – Score