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Quintas de Aves Otus Tempranillo 2015

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Bright red cherry color with matt hint. Outstanding aroma of ripe fruit together with roast and vanilla backgrounds, very fine and delicate. The presence of sweet tannins makes this wine round and velvety showing the energy and of Tempranillo with its unique frankness. All these details linked to a perfect selection of American and French oak casks make a very attractive and long-lasting wine.

Food Matching: Filling dishes, stews, red and hunting meat. Mature cheese. Very good with roast lamb shoulder or even better barbecued.

Grape Variety100% Tempranillo

Region: Castilla de la Mancha, Spain
Age of the Vineyard
Time of Harvest: September - October

Harvest Method: Handpicked  
Viticulture & WinemakingGrapes harvested at the end of September. Night Harvesting. Grapes chosen in a selection table, taken the stems off and put into fermentation vats to carry out a pre-fermentation cold maceration for 36 hours that will highlight aroma later on. Wine is put into American oak casks for 4 months. Selected yeast added and fermented at 24oC

Oak Ageing4 months in Bordelaise 225L French and American Oaks casks

Winemaker: Alberto Calleja

Alcohol: 14.5% vol.
Volume: 750ml
Residual Sugar: 1.9 gr/ litre
Standard Drinks: 8.0
Best Served: 14°-16°
Cellaring:  Ready to drink now. Enjoy this wine while it is young and fresh.