SVZ-012

Bierzo Tinto, ‘La Vitoriana’, La Vizcaina de Vinos

  • Village: Valtuille de Abajo
  • Vineyard: La Vitoriana
  • Year of plantation: 1890
  • Hectares: 1.8
  • Altitude: 570 meters ASL
  • Soil: Upper sections are sandy, bottom section is clay with river stones
  • Orientation: North and South (shaped like a half-pipe)
  • Plant density: 4500 vines / hectare
  • Varieties: Mostly Mencía with Bastardo (Trousseau), Garnacha Tintorera (Alicante Bouschet), Doña Blanca and Palomino
  • Elaboration: Whole cluster fermentation in large oak vats. 60-90 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:
95
Date:
2017-08-31