Artadi Quintanilla

Wines of distinct character on the nose and palate expressing lots of freshness. A concentration of fleshy fruit. Great natural structure and precise definition. Without frills, the wines are four-square and austere, and this is their attraction. The finish offers a lingering tactile mouth-feel with freshness coming through together with definition and an enveloping sensation.

GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Tempranillo
VINEYARD: Planted in 1951 and placed in Elvillar de Álava at 585 meters of altitude, laid on clay-limestone soil of medium depth with the presence of hard lime and sandstone mother rock at 70-75 cm.
WINEGROWING: Environmentally friendly, without insecticides or weed killers. Organic viticulture.
HARVEST: Manual harvest in 15 kg boxes. Cluster and berry selection. Average yields of 4,000 kg/ha.

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VINIFICATION: Vinification in wooden open-top vats with cold maceration for 24-48 hours and fermentation during 10-12 twelve days with one daily “pisages” in and a small pumping over.
AGING: Malolactic fermentation in barrels. Aging for 10 months in French oak barrel.

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