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Finca Egomei EGOMEI Tempranillo Graciano 2008



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Grape Variety: 85% Tempranillo, 15% Graciano
Tasting NotesIntense cherry-red colour. The nose is mineral and suggestive of sweet black fruits. The palate is rich, with well-integrated tannins. Overall, the balance between the fruit and the new French oak gives EGOMEI finesse and elegance. Pair with red meats and roasted lamb.

Vineyard: Alfaro – La Rioja, Spain
Age of the Vineyard: 30-40 years old
Time of HarvestSeptember 2008
Altitude: 340 metres above sea level

Harvest MethodHand picked in small 20kg baskets (30 hectares).
WinemakingAfter hand selection of clusters on a table, the grapes are destemmed and transported by gravity for fermentation in 12,000 litre stainless steel tanks for 14 days with a daily remounting for colour and tannin extraction. The wine is aged for 14 months in French oak barriques and 6 months in bottle before its release.
WinemakersVentura Lasanta and Idoya Jarauta

Alcohol: 14% vol.
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars: 1.2 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 8.3
Peak drinking: Ready to drink 2012
Best Served: 18°C
Ageing: 14 months in French oak barriques and 6 months in bottle before its release.