Sierra Cantabría Cuveé, Elegance and evolution of the work of the brothers Eguren.

Red Wine of La Rioja, 100% Tempranillo.

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Own vineyards of an average age of 30 years, with integrated viticulture and organic fertilizers, respectful with the environment. Planted on sandy-loam soil with remains of gravel and boulder. This zone is characterized by the confluence of the Atlantic climates, coming from the Cantabrian Sea; Mediterranean, that ascends by the Ebro valley; And continental shades from the central plateau. These influences, combined with local topographic factors, give rise to diverse climatic situations, distinguished by winters not very cold and mild and dry summers, with a marked thermal jump between the day and the night in the summer days.

Sierra Cantabria Cuvée is a wine that is born in a single vineyard, La Llana, in the vicinity of the Ebro river bed as it passes through Labastida. It is presented as a red with a marked primary character, with the fruit as indisputable protagonist. Very aromatic, wrapped by a medium aging that gives it elegance in its evolution without losing freshness and liveliness.

Comprehensive manual harvesting in boxes, with manual selection of clusters in optimum maturation conditions and sanitary in vineyard and in cellar by selection table. Traditional elaboration, with despalillado, 25 days of maceration with the skins. Alcoholic fermentation with yeast selected from its own vineyards and at controlled temperature (between 28 and 30ºC). Malolactic in barrel.
Aged for 12 months in French Bordeaux (85%) and American (15%) French oak barrel with 40% new cask since November 2012. Racking every 4 months.

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Cherry red well covered, with blue and ruby trim. Mid-high layer.Intense aroma with red plums, ripe red fruits, spices, light notes of vanilla and a rich background of toasted. Tasty in the mouth, well structured, with good balance, developing all the character of ripe tannins of great quality. Broad end, with delicate notes of spices and oaks, long and intense.
Optimum consumption until 2021, perfectly blended with red meats, roasts, stews and all types of game, well cured cheeses, blue and foie.

At the foot of the Sierra de Sonsierra, and in the heart of the D.O. Rioja, are born the wines of this winery built by the brothers Marcos and Miguel Eguren with the stone of the land. Under the premise of obtaining great wines from unique vineyards, the Eguren brothers started working hard on the La Llana, Los Terreros, Jararte, El Bosque and La Veguilla farms, from which charismatic wines such as Sierra Cantabria Cuvée, Sierra Cantabria Organza were born, Sierra Cantabria Private Collection, Finca El Bosque and Amancio. These wines are the fruit of the most meticulous selection of the clusters, in many cases despalillados by hand and trodden in the traditional way to obtain the smoothest extraction.

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