13% | SPAIN

Abundant aromas of ripe red fruits with a touch of exotic spices, soft tannins provide a pleasing smooth finish. An award winning cooperative founded in 1954, Bodegas Yuntero has spent...
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Abundant aromas of ripe red fruits with a touch of exotic spices, soft tannins provide a pleasing smooth finish.

An award winning cooperative founded in 1954, Bodegas Yuntero has spent over half a century evolving and improving the facilities and wines produced from the vineyards of their .d in Castilla La Mancha. They have ensured that they have not lost sight of the origins and tradition of a winery that stands out for the use of the latest technologies to obtain wines of excellent quality and unforgettable taste. appreciated in 17 countries worldwide. The vineyards span around 5500-6000ha, Yuntero were pioneers in organic farming for the area and now have 600ha solely devoted to organic production of 12 grape varieties. The vineyards are situated on the best land, stretching out along the course of the river Guadiana. The waters, coupled with the calcareous soils means the vineyards have special geological and microclimate conditions, which are natural and very favourable for growing grapes, the average yield is around 40hl/ha.

The grapes come from one site where the sloping vineyards face North and are situated at 650m above sea level. The vines average 10 years old, around 1000 vines are planted per hectare on sandy clay soils rich in limestone and chalk, conventional viticulture with irrigation produce yields of around 70h1/ha. The grapes for this vintage were harvested by machine in September at optimum ripeness.

The two varieties were fermented separately and blended after fermentation. The grapes were destemmed and were pre-macerated on their skins for 24 hours at 20°C. Fermentation was initiated using wild yeast in stainless steel tanks lasting 10 days at 24°C, a post fermentation took place during which time the wine went through malolactic fermentation. The wine was fined, filtered and bottled retaining all the fresh fruit character of the grapes.

Perfect with tapas, pastas and all red meats.

Key Facts

Size
75cl
Grapes
Tempranillo
Country
Spain
Region
Ribera del Jucar
Vintage
2018
ABV %
13%
Organic
No
Vegan
Unknown

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