SVZ-011

Bierzo Tinto, ‘El Rapolao’, La Vizcaina de Vinos

  • Village: Valtuille de Abajo
  • Vineyard: El Rapolao
  • Year of plantation: One parcel in 1920 and another in 1980
  • Hectares: 1.5
  • Altitude: 550 meters ASL
  • Soil: Clay in the older parcel with more organic material in the younger one
  • Orientation: North and West
  • Plant density: 3600 vines / hectare
  • Varieties: Mostly Mencía with Bastardo (Trousseau), Garnacha Tintorera (Alicante Bouschet)
  • Elaboration: Whole cluster fermentation in large oak vats. 30-day maceration followed by one year of aging in used 225 and 500-liter barrels. Bottled without fining or filtration.
Producer:
Vintage:
2014
Country:
Spain
Region:
Castilla Y Leon
Appellation:
Bierzo
Variety:
Mencia-based blend
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
6
Bottle Size:
750

Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
94+
Date:
2017-08-31