La Mateo Reserva

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PRODUCT. LA MATEO Colección de Familia Reserva
WINERY. Bodegas d. Mateos SL
PRODUCTION REGION. Denominación de Origen Calificada Rioja (DOCa Rioja)
LOCATION. Aldeanueva de Ebro (La Rioja). Spain
VARIETIES. 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, 5% Mazuelo
VINEYARDS AVERAGE AGE. 55 years old
VINEYARDS AVERAGE HARVESTING PRODUCTION. 3.500 kg/Ha
ALCOHOL. 14,3% alc/vol

WINEMAKING
1. Grapes de-stemming
2. Pre-fermentative cold maceration at 14ºC for 5 days
3. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (28ºC) for 25 days. Punching down and overpumping twice a day for an hour
4. Post-fermentative maceration with skins for 16 days
5. Natural malolactic fermantion for 48 days in new 225L barrels
6. Ageing in 225L. new french (95%) and american (5%) oak barrels for 18 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 24 months 10. Labelling and dispatch

COLOUR. Brilliant ruby-red colour, High cloak
AROMA. Very intense aromas of Indian ink and compoted black fruit (blueberries and plums), evolving to blond tobacco, toasted oak and mineral notes
TASTE. Balanced, silky and smooth wine. Very complex, wide and long end

DRINKING TEMPERATURE. 18ºC
FOOD PAIRING. Stews, grilled beef, roast lamb and suckling pig, cured cheeses and steak tartar

It is recommended to decant this wine 45 minutes before serving to appreciate its whole potential

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