Red Wine, Oak Aged
Ribera del Duero
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Winery: Bodegas Aalto
Region: D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle: 150 cl
Grape Varieties: 100% Tinto Fino.
Type: Red Wine, oak aged
Alcohol Content: 15%
Serving Temperature: 16º - 18º
Production: This high quality wines is made from 100% Tinto Fino (the local name in Ribera del Duero, also called Tinta del Pais, a local variant of Rioja’s Tempranillo), harvested exclusively by hand following a careful selection process of the best grapes, sourced from 7 different villages on a different varieties of soils where the vineyards age range from 40 – 100 years. Ageing takes place 50% in new French oak barrels and the rest in 1 and 2 years American. and French oak barrels during 20 months.
Bodegas y Viñedos Aalto is a partnership between the well known vigneron Mariano Garcia (Bodegas Mauro) and Javier Zaccagnini (Bodegas Ossian). The winery is located in the municipal district of Quintanilla de Arriba, in the highly acclaimed wine region of Ribera del Duero. Aalto is the result of a careful selection of high quality grapes. The winery controls under a strict supervision 100 ha. of very old low yield vineyards with very old clones of Tinto Fino and outstanding quality which are located in 7 different villages of the DO. Ribera del Duero. Today and only after a few years, Aalto is considered one of the big wines from Spain, earning a well deserved reputation, not only in Spain but also world wide.
Tasting Notes: Perfumed nose of spicy dark berry with slightly floral and toasted notes. On the palate shows good concentration of ripe dark fruit flavours, freshness and minerality with good depth. Great length and plenty of tannins on the finish.
Notes: It is recommended to decant the wine. It will continue to evolve over the next 2 – 3 years. Enjoy through 2034.
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