El Beybi brandname is full of meaning for the Vega Saúco Family. El Beybi is the youngest wine of the winery, the one of highest production and the icon wine of the winery able to be found in more than 30 countries. For these reasons, vintage by vintage this wine is made to obtain the maximun quality for the enjoyment of all our clients.
Variety: 100% Tinta de Toro
Vineyards: blend of grapers cominfg from our vineyards Pago Valdecarretas, Ballesteros & La Pedrera.
Vineyards age: from 15 to 25 years.
Average altitude: 725 m.
Density / plantation frames: 50% bush-vines 3x3 square (900-1000 vines/Ha) & 50% Trellis system (1800-2200 vines/Ha)
Manual harvest. Selection process in the vineyard as well in the winery.
8 months in oak barrels, 70% French & 30% American, 10 % new oak, rest from 2 to 5 years old.
5 months of maturation in bottle.
Sulfites content is minimum, just the necessary. Minimal quantities are added during vinification due to the tannin protection during wine life (higher content of tannins in Tinta de Toro). Experienced with reserva wines with more than 25 years old.
Deep cherry color with purple notes very intense.
Fine aroma: blackberries, fruits of the forest added to a vanilla and cocoa touch.
In the mouth it is full bodied, long lasting, round and with sweet tannins.
There is an oily sensation very pleasant, also a sweet sensation of ripe fruits added to a vanilla touch.