Cantos de Valpiedra 2016

Producer: Bujanda
Vintage: 2016
Production Area: Rioja. Finca Valpiedra vineyard.
Type: Red Table Wine
Alcohol: 13.5%
Sugar: 1.6g/l
Grape Varieties: Tempranillo-100
Color: Intense purple colour. Violet glints with abundant tear, colourful and dense.
Aroma: Highly aromatic with black fruit and ripe sloe notes. Very mineral that, together with the vanilla, spice and tobacco notes from the barrel, give a great character to this wine. The Tempranillo variety is very emphasized and well incorporated with the barrel.
Taste: Oily, rich and intense with a sweetness right across the mouth, showing great finesse. Well-balanced acidity with the alcohol, with the typical “Valpiedra” freshness predominant. A long, cool and mineral finish, with a touch of fine woods.
Food Matching: Vegetables and beans casseroles, hen soup. For meats it goes better with white ones, turkey, sock lamb and pork. It perfectly matches with rice with rabbit and stewed poularde.
Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel temperature-controlled vats. 19 days maceration.
Aging: 12 months in French and American barrel.
Accolades: Vinous (90 pts)