Here we have a fresher more rustic wine to enjoy, in contrast to the powerful oaked red wines that Ribera del Duero is best known for.
Winemaker Germán Blanco makes his elegant, fruit-forward wines using foot-treading, fermentations with native yeasts, and minimal intervention to allow the Tinto del Pais (Tempranillo) purity of fruit take prominence.
Vines are located at around 900m altitude on clay and limestone, and Germán farms organically. Fermentation is in mostly stainless steel with 10% in open oak vats. The wine is then raised for 5 months in neutral oak prior to bottling unfiltered/unfined.
Lots of juicy black fruit on the nose combined with anise and cracked black peppercorns. The palette shows a pleasing purity of fruit and soft supple tannins. Its a fresh and juicy wine to enjoy now.
This wine is suitable for vegetarian and vegan wine drinkers.
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