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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: 2008
Age: 24 months in oak Barrels
Sweetness of wine: 0,4 grms residual sugar
Size: 0,75 ltrs
Specifications: GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Tempranillo. The grapes come from old vineyards, from 45 to 65 years old, giving low yields that offer high concentrations of polyphenols and colouring matter. VINIFICATION: Fermentation of destalked grapes takes place in stainless steel tanks equipped with cooling jackets to maintain temperatures below 30 °C. Maceration with skin contact for 30 days, with twice-daily pump-over. AGEING: 24 months in American (70%) and French (30%) oak casks from 1 to 3 years old. Racking every six months. Aged in the bottle since March 2009. TASTING NOTE: COLOUR: Ruby-red with light tawny hues. NOSE: Complex, powerful nose with intense ripe fruit (plums) and hints of sweet spices. MOUTH: Great finesse and balance. Pleasant attack with an elegant mouth, notes of dried fruit, spices and roast nuts blending with supple tannins. A well-developed, persistent finish. SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C

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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