Unua

Unua2013

A winning bet

Unua means "the first", in Esperanto language and, as its name suggests, is the first of a series of exclusive wines. Made with a combination that leaves nothing to chance, this tempranillo red wine appeals to the senses.

Years

Wine Specs

Wine grape varieties Tempranillo. 100%
Wine Type Short breeding: 8 months in new French oak barrels
PB / Aridity 4.5g/L
Residual Sugar 0,14 g/L
Temperature 12 to 14 ºC.
Alcohol 13º
Decanting No

Techincal Information

Taste

Cherry color with violet rim . Aromas of ripe fruit and sweet spices , creamy oak and balsamic , highlighting the natural licorice and forest berries .The taste is persistent, toasted and with ripe tannins .

Vineyards Specs

The vineyards are located within a STARLIGHT reserve from UNESCO. Planted for over 20 years, soil texture ( USDA ) francoargilosa , at 400 to 500 meters. They get a lot of sun ( direct, and from the reflection of the marsh) with maximum of 40ºC and daily thermal wind . Very slow maturation in the plant due to the contrast night / day ( 15º / 20º C )

Elaboration

First comes the selection of the grapes, hand picked in boxes of 20kg from the vineyard. The second selection, the grapes are staleked and inmediately pressed, to be macerate in a controlated temperature in deposits of stainless steel (100hL) during 15 days, fermented with selected yeasts . Pressed naturaly by gravity. Malolactic fermentation and aging in French oak barrels . Bottled in the winery.