Milenico Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2012

$ 84.75

organic farming

100% Tempranillo, a combination of vines older than 50 years coupled with newer vines planted in the early 1990's. Selection of grapes from 6 private plots and one leased parcel. Trellised vines over variable terrain comprising between 0.5 hectare and 2 hectares. The slopes are variable and south-facing ones. Trellises are oriented north to south for the sunlight

Fermented in open air oak barrels with 500 liter capacity and 2,500 liter capacity open-air stainless steel. 21 days of fermentation at temperatures of 25-28ºC

Aged 12 months in French oak barrels (85%) and American (15%) with 225 and 500 liter capacities. 12 months in bottle