Vega Saúco Selección

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selección is the Crianza wine of the winery but its ageing in oak could be considered the one of a Reverva due to its 14 months of ageing. This wine is made for its consumption nowadays and in the next 10 to 15 years.

 

Variety: 100% Tinta de Toro

Vineyards: blend of grapers cominfg from our vineyards Pago Valdecarretas, Ballesteros & La Pedrera.

Vineyards age: from 25 to 65 years.

Average altitude: 725 m.

Density / plantation frames:  50% bush-vines 3x3 square (900-1000 vines/Ha) & 50% Trellis system (1800-2200 vines/Ha)

 

Vinification:

Manual harvest. Selection process in the vineyard as well in the winery.

14 months in oak barrels, 70% French & 30% American.

12 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.

 

Wine Tasting:

 

The wine has a vivid, brilliant colour with an attractive ruby tint and an ample.

Well-open nose on lovely, fresh red fruit and cherry aromas mingled with more complex notes of spice and clove.

Highly expressive on the palate, it quickly opens out on round, crisp tannins that underpin seductive wild berry flavours, especially blackberry, with a slightly mineral touch.

The rich and generous finish, striking a fine balance between a well-rounded structure and an attractive range of flavours, perfectly expresses the pleasing nature of the appellation.

 

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