Red wine 100% Temparnillo, DO Ribera de Duero. Aged for 18 months in new French oak with racking to eliminate the lees .
The grapes come from several selected for an ideal place to produce this wine ripening plots. Fermentation with indigenous yeasts , starts at low temperature to finish at 30. maceration with the skins of the grapes lasts for 15 days . It devatted to new French oak barrels and 1 year for malolactic fermentation.
Ripe and exuberant color but without falling in the overripeness trap, there are aromas of black fruit and some earthy sensations, intermixed with spices and faint echoes of smoke. There’s also something lactic and it turns more balsamic in contact with air.
The palate is full-throttle but in balance with ripe tannins and a slightly bittersweet finish.
The wines of the winery Félix Callejo can be considered perfectly as wine village , they are generally restricted to a particular environment , that unlike the rest.
Develop only with grapes from our own vineyards , vineyard in ecological management , identify plots based on soil and work only with indigenous yeasts in the winery .
These are some of the changes that brought the second generation of Callejo , played by four brothers , all dedicated himself to the cellar. A completely different than the ideas that had his father , Felix Callejo, when he founded the winery in 1989 renewed perspective .
The vineyard of Callejo is in the north of the Ribera del Duero, in the highest part of the valley , between 850-930 meters above the sea level. We are in a privileged enclave in Ribera del Duero. The high altitude is responsible for large temperature contrasts between day and night , with differences of more than 15 ° C , favoring a better grape maturity , keeping in cold nights acidity.