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Bodegas Fernandez de Pierola

Product: Red wine
Country of origin: Spain
Region: DOCa Rioja
Name of Chateau: Bodegas Fernandez de Pierola
Grape varietal: Tempranillo 100%
Vintage year: 2013
Age: 18 months in oak barrels
Sweetness of wine: 0,4 grms residual sugar
Size: 0,75 ltrs
Specifications: PROCESS: Vineyards are older than 30 years old and the yields do not go more than 5.500 kg/ha, manual harvested. Fermentation of destalked grapes in stainless steel tanks equipped with cooling jackets to maintain temperatures steady below 28 °C. Skin contact maceration for 30 days, with twice-daily over-pumping. Maceration process at least 30 days to get volume and fat which will balance the wines. After a malolactic fermentation which is made with the lees, the wine will spend 18 months in American 70% and Fench 30% barrels from one to three uses. TASTING NOTE: Deep, intense cherry red color. With a powerful nose with intense notes of ripe wild berries (blackberries) and hints of cedar and vanilla; all very nicely blended. Impressive attack in the mouth. Meaty and exceptionally well-balanced, with notes of stewed fruit over a background of toasted wood accompanied by supple tannins. Persistent aftertaste with a marked personality. SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16ºC.

Bodegas Fernandez de Pierola S.L.

Contact person: Zigor Cornago  Telephone: +34 616750699
Office address: Ctra. Logroño s/n "Finca el Somo"  Fax: +34 945 622489
City: Moreda de Alava, 01322  Website:
Country: Spain   Email:
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