Solar de Líbano Crianza 2012
Wine from more than 46 hectares of vineyards located in Sajazarra and surroundings. Our vineyards are located on the southern slopes of the Obarenes Mountains in chalky clay ground, between 500 and 700 meters and north-south orientation. They are planted in espalier, with a planting density of 3,200 vines per hectare and dryland. The vines are grown in integrated production without the use of herbicides, chemical fertilizers or systemic pesticides, achieving a perfect maturity of the grapes and the skins, and the utmost respect for the environment. many jobs in green, as desnatar (remove sprouts new buds), espergurar (remove sprouts buds over 1 year), defoliate and remove grapes, always looking for maximum exposure to wind and sun, improved microclimate are made cluster level and adjust production to the required quality. Vintage in boxes of 25 kilos and with manual selection table for maximum quality.
VINIFICATION: Alcoholic 9-day and maceration with the skins for 12 days fermentation. automatic temperature control with a maximum of 26 degrees. Bazuqueos manual pumping soft, tailored to the needs of each day. malolactic fermentation in tank.
AGEING: The aging was conducted for 18 months in oak barrels, American and French, alternating with the oldest new (no more than 6 years). Rest in large wooden vats for 6 months more, where natural stabilization by decantation ends. It begins completed his rest in the bottle.
TASTING NOTES: Attractive color covered cherry red color with purple hues, young man. Very fruity nose, with liquorice and red fruits complemented with a demure and elegant wood. Unctuous palate with sweet tannins and a slight astringency very interesting. Harmonious and long. Perfect to enjoy it and, although it will continue to gain in the bottle.