Apalaz d'Autor 2013 Red wine (75cl) - Limited edition

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Red author wine - Apalaz d'Autor 2013 Limited Edition

DO Ribera del Duero

Grape Variety: 85% Tempranillo , 15% Merlot 

Ageing: more than 14 months in French oak barrels of 225 liters.

Production: 2.908 bottles.

Alcohol: 14,1% vol

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21,95 €

  • 1 Bottle
  • 6 Bottle Box

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TypeRed
VarietyTempranillo + Merlot
Year2013
RegionDO Ribera del Duero
WineryApalaz Vigneron
FormatBottle 75cl

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Red author wine "Apalaz d'Autor" 2013 at the best price from DO Ribera del Duero. Limited Edition. Grape variety: 85% Tempranillo, 15% Merlot.

Tasting note 03/12/2016

  • Visual phase: Full cherry red glow color, with trimmed picota cherries.
  • Nose: Fragrant and perfumed, with copious notes of blue flowers, liquorice, with hints of red and black fruit that open the way to balsamic notes and minerals.
  • Palate: Structured and comprehensive with intense fruit load that surrounds us with a subtle tannins tamed. Final fresh mouth that stays until its tasty and fruity finish.

Serving temperature: 17- 18 ºC.

Vineyards

Varieties used: Tempranillo (85%) and Merlot (15%). 3,600 kg (3,060 kg of Tempranillo and 540 kg of Merlot) are collected. All of them from the more than 10 hectares of family vineyards, 25 to 101 years old.

Soils: Predominantly poor and loose soil with good drainage structures with sandy, silty and clayey loams areas with calcareous concretions.

Harvest: Performed on October 12 with crescent moon. It was harvested and selected by hand in boxes of 7 kg.

Elaboration

Barreling on October 12 by gravity with careful stripping and manual selection of grapes. Barreling at low temperatures producing a maceration of 48 hours. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeasts. 2-3 manuals bazuqueos between 5 and 10 minutes during maceration of 25 days. Descube on November 4 taking advantage of the crescent moon end, for the start of malolactic fermentation, carried out in French oak barrels. Malolactic fermentation ends on November 17, coinciding with the full moon, then transferred to barrels for aging.

Vintage: 2013

Rainy and mild winter, with minimum temperatures above the mean values, thus favoring an earlier bud break than usual. At the end of the cold spring heavy rains occurred. Hot and dry summer with average temperatures above mean values. There was a slight delay compared to previous vintages. Significant temperature changes between day and night, typical of the area, ideal for optimal concentration of polyphenols in grape skins.

  • Bottling date: 12th February 2015 (waning Moon)
  • Production: 2.218,5 liters spread over 2.908 bottles of 0.75 liters and 25 bottles of 1.5 liters.

TIPS FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT

Open the bottle half an hour before if possible, serving carefully to enjoy its full potential. Ideal serving temperature is 17 to 18 ° C.

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Apalaz d'Autor 2013 Red wine (75cl) - Limited edition

Apalaz d'Autor 2013 Red wine (75cl) - Limited edition

Red author wine - Apalaz d'Autor 2013 Limited Edition

DO Ribera del Duero

Grape Variety: 85% Tempranillo , 15% Merlot 

Ageing: more than 14 months in French oak barrels of 225 liters.

Production: 2.908 bottles.

Alcohol: 14,1% vol

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