SRP-052

Bierzo Tinto, ‘Ultreia La Cova de la Raposa’, Bodegas y Vinedos Raul Perez

  • Village: Valtuille de Abajo
  • Vineyard: La Cova de la Raposa (trans. “Cave of the Fox”)
  • Year of plantation: End of 19th century
  • Hectares: 0.1
  • Altitude: 590 meters ASL
  • Soil: Sandy
  • Orientation: South
  • Plant density: 5000 vines / hectare
  • Varieties: Mostly Mencía with Bastardo (Trousseau), Garnacha Tintorera (Alicante Bouschet) and Doña Blanca
  • Elaboration: Harvested at the end of August / beginning of September. Whole-cluster fermentation in open-top 700-liter barrel. 40-60 day maceration followed by aging in 228-liter barrique for 16 months. 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:
93
Date:
2017-08-31