Figuero 12 (Crianza)
75 clArticleNr: 370567 Price Request
Cherry red colour with garnet hue. Sweet nose of ripe fruit and liquorice, and the vanilla-oaky side is well integrated into the blend. The palate is concentrated and uniform with tight-grained tannins. The long, fresh finish is elegantly fruity.
|Origin:||Spain / Ribera del Duero|
|Producer:||Viñedos y Bodegas García Figuero|
|Soilconditions :||Limestone marl surface over deep clay layer|
|Enjoymentmaturity:||2-8 years after harvest|
|Serving Temperature:||16-18° C|
|Vinification:||After hand picking and careful transport in the cellar, the grapes are cold macerated for 2 days at 12°C. Temperature-controlled fermentation with frequent pumping over. Final maceration to extract colour and tannins. After malolactic fermentation, the young wine is aged for 12 months in two or three year old barrels, 90% American oak and 10% French. Before bottling, a light clarification with egg whites is performed and then the wine stored for four months before being sold.
|Food paring:||Goes beautifully with game and red meats as well as hard cheeses.