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Selección de Ostatu 2016


The most airy vineyard. Tempranillo and Graciano from a vineyard of more than 50 years located in the eastern part of Samaniego, as "Montecillo", where the wind has a higher impact. 14 months just aging in the barrel and 20 more polishing in a bottle give us a wine characterized by its freshness and personality.

Product Details


Winegrowers & winemakers

Wine-maker: Iñigo Sáenz de Samaniego. Vineyard management: Iñigo Sáenz de Samaniego and Ernesto Sáenz de Samaniego

Region

D.O.C Rioja, Sub-zone Rioja Alavesa

Vintage & Classification

2016. Good

Production

17,949 bottles ( 75 cl) / 589 magnum (150 cl)

Product Format


€13.50

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  • Intense red with dark purple highlights.
  • Aromas of ripe red and black fruit, spicy sweet and creamy balsamic signs , light sweet touch. Great personality of the tempranillo and evocations of the French oak.
  • In the mouth it marks an intense fruit with a good point of acidity and freshness.
  • Sweet and soften tannin. Great liveliness and tasty acidity, profuse in the expression of the fruit.
  • Wine-maker Sáenz de Samaniego Family. Vineyard management Sáenz de Samaniego Family.
  • 92% Tempranillo and 8% Graciano
  • Vineyards from Samaniego’s eastern and airy area and over 60 years old.
  • Plantation density: 3.000 vines/hectare.
  • Goblet pruning.
  • Production: 5,000 kg/hectare.
  • Hand harvested, in 15 Kg boxes, between October 17th and 23th.
  • The grapes come from some of our eastern vineyards located in the “Montecillo” area, at an average altitude of 580 m above sea level.
  • Poor calcareous/clay and stony soils, on south facing slopes.
  • The subsoil is made up of various layers of white rock.
  • Vineyard grape selection, only the best grapes, with the best health and ripening parameters, are taken to the winery.
  • Light destemming process to avoid damaging the grapes.
  • Cold pre-fermentative maceration.
  • Alcoholic fermentation in small oak vats for 18 days at a maximum temperature of 27°C.
  • Reworking and breaking up the cap as appropriate during the fermentation.
  • 70% malolactic fermentation in new French oak casks and 14 months cask ageing in new and second use’s ones.
  • Bottled: September 2018
  • This wine does not undergo any stabilisation process.

Mediterranean climate with strong Atlantic influence. Extreme winter-summer contrast.

  • Precipitation:  463,2 litres
  • Ave. Temp.: min 8,14ºC, max 18,37ºC, average 12.88ºC
  • Rainy days: 105
  • Frozy mornings: 13
  • Soil Ave. Temp.: 14.46ºC

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