Aventino 200 Barrels Tempranillo, 2011/2012
$284.15 / case(6)
”oak profile: new and 1 year old french oak barrels of 225l and 500l winemaking grapes come from +80 year old bush vines from some of highest lying vineyards of ribera del duero. The grapes were handpicked into small plastic boxes at the optimum stage of ripeness during the second week of october 2011. Gentle de-stemming crushed and inoculated with special selected yeast strains. Temperature controlled fermentation in epoxy lined cement tanks of 8. 000 kg at 26-28ºc with manual pump over for 25 days. Pressed and racked into new and 1 year old french oak barrels of 225 and 500 liters where it underwent malolactic fermentation and aged for 18 months. Tasting notes deep ruby red color with engaging aromas of ripe black cherrues blackberry toasted oak asian spice and lavender. On the palate it is dense layered and succulent. It is balanced with a focus on pure full fruit with a long finish. Will improve with cellaring throughout 2020. ” – aventino
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