Hermanos de Pecina Senorio Cosecha Rioja

Hermanos de Peciña

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Wine label
Vintage:2016
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Spain
Region:Rioja
Appellation:Rioja
Type:Red
Varietals:Red Blend
Varietal notes:95% Tempranillo, 3% Graciano, 2% Garnacha
Organic:Practicing
Vineyard:All estate vineyards around the San Vicente area of Rioja Alta. The grapes used for this wine are from the youngest vines of the estate which average from 15-25 years in age. Those vineyards are named Finca la Veguilla and Finca Valseca.
Orientation:Finca Veguill is at 475 meters in elevation oriented to the North. Finca Valseca is at 525 meters in elevation also oriented to the North.
Soil:Calcareous Clay
Viticulture:Practicing organics and sustainability, all estate owned vineyards, They work in a very natural way. All pruning and harvest is done by hand. Both Finca Veguilla and Valseca are trellised vineyards planted cordon system.
Vinification:The grapes are destemmed and crushed and macerated for 3-4 days before fermentation begins naturally with the wild yeast on the skins. Fermentation then continues for 10-12 days more.
Aging:Aged in stainless steel with racking to another tank at 6 months. No oak aging. The wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered. They are also not cold stabalized.
Production:3,300 cases
 

Ratings

IWC: 90 (Suckling)
Some nutty, savory and mushroomy nuances with gently sappy cassis and mulberry fruits. The palate is tangy, supple and smoothly rendered with blueberry fruits. Good balance. Drink Now.