Altos de Lanzaga is a red wine made with Tempranillo, Graciano and Garnacha 4 hectares of vineyards plots called Valvarreniga, La Estrada, Ermita, La Serna, cherry trees Pinto, jiffy and Castillejo in D.enominación of Origin Rioja, between 500 meters and 600 meters. Replanos deal on continental Miocene sandstones in shallow soils, plains, stony, calcareous and loamy texture, low fertility and low water retention capacity, worked in biodynamic Demeter certification process and not tilling. Handpicked in boxes, with selection in field strains 100% in glass, made with native yeast fermentation vats oak 3000 kilos. Aged for 18 months in oak fudres 1500 liters and 225 liter barrels and is bottled in July. Grade: 14% vol. In his tasting, we appreciate a very intense ruby red garnet. On the nose, memories of toasted wood in the foreground, accompanied by ripe black and red fruit, which lacks a certain intensity. In the mouth shows an average structure, correct acidity.
Vintage: 2014 Area: Rioja Alavesa Town: Lanciego de Álava Place: Valvarreniga, La Estrada, Ermita, La Serna, Cerezos del Pinto, Veriquete, Castillejo Grape variety: Tempranillo, Graciano and Garnacha Pruning: 100% bush vine Soil: Placed between 500 and 600 m of altitude. Located on plateaus over continental Miocene
sandstone strata. Flat shallow soils, stony, calcareous and silty textured. Low fertility and low water retention capacity
Viticulture: The 7 plots form 4 ha of own vineyards worked in biodynamic way in process of getting the demeter certification and in no labour Harvest: Selection in vineyard. 100% hand picking in cases Fermentation: Native yeasts Fermentation tank: Oak wooden casks of 3000 kg Maturing: 18 months in oak casks (1500-200 litres) and barrels (225 litres)Bottling date: April 2014SO2 total mg/l: 58Nº of bottles: 2.530