La Mateo Crianza

LA-MATEO-Colección-CRIANZA

PRODUCT.  LA MATEO Colección de Familia Crianza
WINERY.  Bodegas d. Mateos SL
PRODUCTION REGION.  Denominación de Origen Calificada Rioja (DOCa Rioja)
LOCATION.  Aldeanueva de Ebro (La Rioja). Spain
VARIETIES.  70% Tempranillo, 27% Garnacha, 3% Graciano
VINEYARDS AVERAGE AGE.  50 years old
VINEYARDS AVERAGE HARVESTING PRODUCTION.  4.000 kg/Ha
ALCOHOL.  14% alc/vol

WINEMAKING
1. Grapes de-stemming
2. Pre-fermentative cold maceration at 15ºC for 4 days
3. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (28ºC) for 22 days. Punching down and overpumping twice a day for an hour
4. Post-fermentative maceration with skins for 18 days
5. Natural malolactic fermantion for 42 days in new 225L barrels
6. Ageing in 225L. new french (85%) and american (15%) oak barrels for 14 months
7. Natural clarification inside their own barrels and barrel racking quarterly
8. Bottling without filtering (it may appear sediments)
9.  Ageing in bottle at least 18 months
10. Labelling and dispatch

COLOUR.  Brilliant ruby-red colour, High cloak and little colour development
AROMA.  Very intense aromas of blackcurrant and ripe fruits (strawberries, blackberries and plums) with spices hints and creamy notes from the toasted oak
TASTE.  Wide, tasty and well-balanced wine. Long, creamy and baslsamic end

DRINKING TEMPERATURE.  17ºC
FOOD PAIRING.  Stews, grilled and red meats, cured cheeses and cold meats
 

La Mateo TCrianza