Amaita 2018

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Variety: 100% tempranillo.
Vineyard: The best bunches, coming from the vineyard located surrounding the
winery, are selected to produce this special wine. Found in the defined
“Golden Mile” of Rioja Alavesa, was planted on 2005 at an altitude of
690 m. High density plantation (4.800 plants/ Ha) has caused great
rivalry among the plants, giving rise small bunches with small grapes of
high quality. Limited yield to 3.900 kg/Ha.
Elaboration: Hand harvested, 50% of selected grapes are manually destemmed to
put them into opened 500 litter French oak barrels where alcoholic
fermentation will take place. The other 50% of grapes will make the
fermentation in low capacity tank. Them, continues the maceration
with with its own skins during 15 days. Both wines finishes malolactic
fermentation in new French oak barrel of 225 l (50%) and 500 l (50%).
Aging: 15 months in new French oak barrel where
malolactic took place.
Bottling date: June 2020.
Alcoholic grade: 14º.
Production:5.890 bottles.
Recommendation: Consume at a temperature of 17ºC.



Catavinum, World Wine Competition 2022: Great Gold Medal
Guía Intervinos 2023: 95 points
Guía Peñin 2022: 94 points
Guía SeVi 2022: 95 points