RED WINE WITH 14 MONTHS OF AGING, RIBERA DEL DUERO
- Exhibitor: BODEGAS Y VIÑEDOS GALLEGO ZAPATERO S.L.
- Brand name: YOTUEL FINCA LA NAVA 2014
- Sector: VINO TINTO CON D.O. CRIANZA
YOTUEL FINCA LA NAVA 2014
GRAPE VARIETY: Tinta del País 100%.
SOIL: Clay and calcarean soil with sandy parts.
CLIME: A mild winter with a lot of rainfall, followed by a warm spring resulted in an early shoot. Summer started with a lot of rain but at the end it changed into a quite hot period. The grapes matured perfectly, both the accumulation of the sugar and the maturation of the phenols was optimal.
VINEYARD: Finca La Nava (0,80 ha) planted in 1996 in the traditional bush style: a traditional clone of the region which gives small grapes, not very compact. The plot is situated in the north of Anguix. Protected by a wood in the south it slopes slightly towards the North.
HARVEST: Hand picked on the 26 th of September, 2014. The grapes were destemmed, the must fermented using only the yeasts of the grapes. Total maceration time: 16 days. The malolactic fermentation ran in barrels of French oak.
AGEING: During 14 months in these barrels.
PRODUCTION: 1539 bottles and 100 magnum bottles.
ALCOHOL DEGREE: 14 % by Vol
BODEGA: “LA FAMILIA” Bodegas y Viñedos Gallego Zapatero is a family run winery deeply rooted in a vinegrower’s history which elaborates wine using uniquely grapes of their own vineyards. Both the vineyards and the winery are situated in Anguix, in the ancient centre of the Denominación de Origen Ribera del Duero
VINEYARDS.: “LOS PILARES DE ESTE PROYECTO” The nine plots run by the winery - Valdepalacios, San Miguel, Otero, La Morris, Camino Viejo, Molino, La Nava, Dujos, and Pincharatas – are entirely situated in Anguix. The overall nine hectares of vineyards show perfectly the diversity of various types of soil, orientations , forms of training, altitudes, and ages of the vines. Using the traditional, organic way of cultivating vines results both in low yields as well as in a high quality of the grapes, which form the base of our wines: YOTUEL
WINES.: “FRUTO DEL RESPETO A NUESTRA UVA” In order to interpret well the different types of terroir we elaborate the grapes of each plot on its own. Finally there are two types of wines: estate wines and single vineyard wines. Two of the wines show the typicity of the origin Anguix as well as the philosophy of the winery: Fruit, elegance and kindness.
YOTUEL SELECCION AND YOTUEL ROBLE
Each of the three other wines add a new dimension: because the grapes come from always one single plot they also demonstrate the personalities of the three single vineyards.
YOTUEL FINCA LA NAVA, YOTUEL FINCA CAMINO VIEJO, YOTUEL FINCA VALDEPALACIOS AND YOTUEL FINCA SAN MIGUEL