WINERY: Dehesa La Granja
BRAND: Dehesa 14
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5%
VARIETY: 100% Tempranillo
LOOK: Ruby colour, with brick-red tones.
SMELL: The nose contains tertiary aromas such as tobacco leaves, cofee and caramel notes. Also fig and leather.
TASTE: A dense palate, it being a wide wine that evolves, presenting a range of tertiary aromas that are characteristic of its long bottle ageing process.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14 º – 16 ºC.
CONSUMPTION: Can be drunk now, with fine evolution in bottle. Decant approximately forty-five minutes before serving to remove sediments from its long ageing process.
PAIRINGS: Roast lamb and suckling pig, red-meat stews and small game such as pheasant in a plum sauce.
VINEYARD AND PRODUCTION
DESCRIPTION: Vineyards located in the southwest of the province of Zamora, on the Dehesa la Granja estate, with a total of 800 hectares of farming land devoted to livestock and various crops, of which 101 hectares are vineyards.
AGE: Average of 25 years.
SOIL: Formed of sediments of sandstone, clays and a mixture of limestones, which on the surface produce chalky soils. Silty and large and fine-grain sandy materials alternate. Vineyard altitude – 700-750m
climaTE: Extreme continental climate With annual rainfall of between 300-400mm. Extremely cold winters. It receives a high number of hours of sunlight that give the grape its exceptional quality, which is essential for the production of these great wines.
vinificación: A traditional fermentation process is used to produce this wine.
AGEING: Aged for 24 months in American oak barrels.