El Lagar de Aldeasoña 2006

El Lagar de Aldeasoña 2006

C/Calvario 22
47300 Peñafiel (Valladolid)
SPAIN
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This wine is produced from Tempranillo and Aragonés grapes from vineyards located in La Horra and Baños de Valdearados with an average age of 85 years. The yield is 2,300kg per hectare.

The bunches and grapes were carefully selected at harvest and the resulting wine was aged for 17 months in new French oak barrels from different coopers.

The wine was bottled on October 2008, giving a total of 7,022 bottles (750ml) certified as Castilla y León “Vino de la Tierra.”

TECHNICAL SHEET

Grape variety: Aragonés
Vines of between 65 and 101 years old, situated at between 800 and 910 meters above sea level in soil with sand, clay and limestone content.
Manual harvest into 15kg crates.
Bunches were received at the winery on a vibrating sorting table for bunch selection.
Destemming at low revolution using a Teflon “tree and basket” system.
Grapes were received at the winery on a Mistral vibrating table for grape selection, which uses an air-jet sorting system to remove grapes of unsuitable size or weight.
Alcoholic fermentation in 5,000 kg stainless steel tanks with an automatic temperature control system.
The processes of plunging of the cap, pumping over and racking and return of the wine were constant throughout fermentation.
Malolactic fermentation in barrels
Ageing for 17 months in 225 litre Bordeaux new barrels made from 100% French oak.
“Vino de la Tierra” Castilla y León

TASTING NOTE

“Muscular yet graceful, this polished red features plum and currant fruit layered with loam, mineral and coffee notes over firm yet well-integrated tannins. Balanced, with good persistence on the smoky finish. Drink now through 2020. Tasted twice, with consistent notes.”
Wine Spectator – Thomas Matthews– 92 Points

REVIEWS

92 Points - Wine Spectator
92 Points - Wine Enthusiast
90 Points - Guía Peñín