Montecillo

Rioja Blanco D.O.C.A 75cl - Montecillo

€7.75 €9.07
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Montecillo

Rioja Blanco D.O.C.A 75cl - Montecillo

€7.75 €9.07

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35% VIURA
30% SAUVIGNON BLANC
35% TEMPRANILLO BLANCO

CRAFTING AND AGING

  • Hand-harvested whole bunches of 60 year-old gobelet-pruned Viura vines in Rioja Alta. Tempranillo blanco from clay-rich soils and Sauvignon Blanc from calcareous soils.
  • Destemming followed by a long cold maceration for primary varietal extraction and soft pressing.
  • Low temperature alcoholic fermentation in small flextanks.
  • Transfer to soft-toast French oak barrels for partial malolactic fermentation (Virua and Tempranillo).
  • Cotinuous battongage during four months in contact with lees toenhance the body and structure.
  • Final blend and bottling.