LA TRIBUNA Elaboration of a contemporary Crianza with Mediterranean grape varieties

Location: Finca El Embalse, Finca El Olivar and Finca El Corral ( Caudete)

Altitude: 557m

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

Vintage: 2018

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

Analytical Information

Alcohol: 13,50% By Vol

IPT: 33

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: 92 Score ( 2018); 90 – Score ( 2016)

Concours Mundial Bruxelles: Silver Medal

Decanter: Bronze Medal

Decanter: Bronze Medal