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NORALBA CRIANZA ECOLÓGICO 2015

Wine made with 80% Tempranillo grapes and 20% Graciano variety from the Alto de Mindiarte ecological vineyard, harvested manually in small boxes and selected at a selection table.

Elaboration of Bordeaux style, with destemming and crushing of bunches.

Malolactic fermentation undergoes in new American and French oak barrels followed by an aging process where its lies for 18  months.

After this process, the wine has a minimum remaining period of 12 months in the bottle.

Colour: Intense cherry red colour with ruby shades.

Aroma: Very aromatic nose with black and red fruits -blackberries and raspberries- with hints of wild herbs as fennel and thyme, integrated to the toasty and spicy aromas of aging in a new barrel.

Taste: Powerful and unctuous in the mouth with good balance of acidity and ripe tannins, very singular and aromatic finish showing the terroir it comes from.

  • Wine type: Red. Crianza. Organic
  • Appellation of origin: D.O.Ca. Rioja
  • Grape variety: 80 % Tempranillo . 20% Graciano
  • Farming: Organic Agriculture
  • Soil: calcareous marls
  • Harvest: Handpick. September 2015
  • First vintage: 2004
  • Nº of bottles produced: 35.000
  • Fermentation: Malolactic in new French & American oak barrels.
  • Aging: 18 months in new French & American oak barrels.
  • Bottle size: 0,75cl & 1.5 lt.
  • Conservation: Cool and dry place. Avoid sunlight
  • Perfect drinking temperature: 14-16 ºC
  • Pairing: Perfect to accompany red and white meats, roasts, game, cheeses and pates.

2018 – Concours Mondial de Bruxelles – Belgium: Silver Medal

2018 – International Challenge du Vin – France: Silver Medal

2018 – Berliner Wein Trophy – Germany: Silver Medal

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