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Rode wijn uit Ribera del Duero, Spanje - 100% tempranillo - Dominio de Atauta

La Mala 2012

Vendor
Dominio de Atauta
Regular price
€98,10
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€98,10
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100% Tempranillo (known locally as Tinto Fino) from pre-Phylloxera vines (100 to 140 years old). The La Mala plot (0.8 hectare) is a narrow terrace towering high above the Atauta valley on the right bank of the Duero near San Esteban de Gormaz. The soil consists of a thin layer of sand on a 70 cm thick layer of limestone. Average yield per harvest: 950 bottles. 18-month ageing in French oak barrels.

Complex aromas of ripe red and black fruit, leather, coffee, Mediterranean herbs, tobacco and toast. Remarkable minerality. Sturdy in the mouth, with a wonderful structure and enough acidity to remain fresh nonetheless. Incredibly long finish.

Goes nicely with grilled meat, game, ...

Specifications

Grapes
Tempranillo
Serving temperature
16-18°C
Drink until
2032

About the bodega

Dominio de Atauta in Ribera del Duero

Dominio de Atauta

The region of Soria contains the isolated Atauta Valley. From a winemaker's standpoint this valley is a real ethnographical gem. You can find pre-Phyloxerra vines and a unique, old Tempranillo clone (locally: Tinto Fin...