TECHNICAL DATA

-Harvest: 2010.

-Classification of the harvest: Very good.

-Release on the market: December 2013

-Municipalities of origin of the grapes: Grapes from our own vineyards in Baños de Ebro (Álava).

-Region: DOC Rioja.

-Vineyard: Planting framework: 2.70 x 1.10 m

-Fertilizer: Organic Fertilizer

-Pruning: 4 spurs with one bud and one blind bud

-Soils: Quaternary Era: sedimentation and colluvium. Calcareous, clay-ferrous with abundant pebbles and sandy loam.

-Terrain: Long gentle incline (7%) on the foothills of the Sierra de Cantabria.

-Orientation: East, Northwest.

-Vineyard Altitude: 510 m.

-Climate: Mediterranean with an Atlantic influence.

-Rainfall: 270 mm.

-Average temperature: Min: 1.9 °C. / Max: 32 °C./ Average: 16 °C. Extreme contrast between winter-summer temperatures.

-Grape Varieties: 100% Tempranillo.

-Age of the vines: 80-100 years.

-Planting density of the vines: 3,200 vines per hectare.

-Vineyards "en vaso" (bush trained).

-Cultivation techniques: By hand, no tractors.

-Irrigation: No.

-Green harvesting: Yes.

-Production per hectare: 10 hl per Ha.

-Harvest: By hand and with the use of dry ice to preserve the freshness of the grapes.

-Harvesting date: From 28 September to 8 October.

-De-stemmed and pressed: Yes.  With a few stems included.

-Alcoholic fermentation: Spontaneous in stainless steel vats and wood, with pumping over operations.

-Maceration: 25 days in stainless steel vats.

-Malolactic fermentation: in stainless steel vats.

-Ageing: 11 months in 225 and 500 L barrels.

-Type of barrels: 100% French oak.

-Age of the barrels: 100% new barrels.

-Clarification: Yes.

-Cold Stabilization: No.

-Filtration: No.