Ribera del Duero
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|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2018 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León, Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Tempranillo, Tinta del País, Tinta Fina|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2027|
Description of Aalto 2018
Aalto 2018 (Tempranillo, Tinta del País and Tinta Fina)
- View: intense garnet red.
- Nose: great aromatic complexity with a predominance of ripe red fruits, with notes of liquorice and spices.
- Mouth: fresh, long and meaty, with a remarkable structure of elegant and sweet tannins.
DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: Ribera del Duero
VINEYARD: very old vines, aged between 40 and 80 years.
AGING: 16 months of medium aging in French and American oak barrels.
PREPARATION: Manual harvest in small boxes of 15 kilos with rigorous inspection bunch by bunch at the selection table. The grapes entered the winery in optimal sanitary conditions and with great quality. The grapes are vinified separately according to their origin in stainless steel tanks. The time to carry out the 'coupage' is decided before transferring to oak barrels for aging. Bottled in July 2020.
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Aalto was founded in 1998 by the hand of Mariano Garcia (Bodegas Mauro and former winemaker at Vega Sicilia) with Javier Zaccagnini (Bodegas Ossian). It was launched in February 1999 with financial support from several investors excited about the quality wine. Mariano Garcia is the winemaker and Antonio Moral is responsible for viticulture.More about the Winery