PROELIO CEPA A CEPA GARNACHA

Recognized as one of the best garnachas of La Rioja, Cepa a Cepa Garnacha shows all the splendour of the zone of Badarán, which has progressively become an essential reference for the best garnachas from La Rioja. Ageing for 15 months in a 4,000 l French oak casks.

EACH WINE, TOLD BY ITS AUTHOR

Pablo Tascón

Proelio’s enologist

WINE CELLAR

Proelio.

ENOLOGIST

Pablo Tascón.

DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN

DOC Rioja.

VINTAGE

2016.

TYPE OF WINE

Red wine.

AGEING

15 months in French oak cask of 4,000 l.

VARIETALS

100% Garnacha tinta of more than 80 years old.

ALCOHOL

14,5 % vol.

SOILS

Lime-sandy and calcareous soils.

CLIMATE

Mediterranean with Atlantic influence.

VINEYARDS

Old vineyards of Garnacha tinta over lime-sandy and calcareous soils of the zone of Badarán at an altitude of 670 m.

ELABORATION NOTES

Selected harvest in boxes of 18 kg that are cooled at 5 ºC for 12 hours before being processed in selection tables. Cold pre-fermentative maceration after which grapes ferment with local yeasts. The bâttonage is made without the use of pumps. Malolactic fermentation and ageing of 15 months in a 4,000 l used cask.

TASTING NOTES

Ruby colour with reflexes of lower layer. On nose it is elegant with notes of red fruits, Mediterranean herbs and dried flowers. On palate it is vertical, fresh and mineral with a chalky taste and a balsamic appearance.

RATING/PRIZES

Guía Peñín: 94 points.

FOOD PAIRING

Cured cheese, roasted lamb, lamb cutlets with vine shoots, stews, game meat.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

15-16 ºC.

ALLERGIES

No, except sulphites.

VEGETARIANS

Yes. No clarifiers of animal origin were used.

COMMENTS

1xx

FORMATS

75 cl Burgundy bottle.

AGEING POTENTIAL

More than 7 years.