WINERY: El Vínculo
BRAND: El Vínculo Crianza
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 15,5% vol
VARIETY: 100% Tempranillo
LOOK: Very intense picota cherry red colour, clear and shiny.
SMELL: Aromas of ripe fruits predominate, with a light yet persistent hint of oak, spicy notes and roasted aromas.
TASTE: It has a complex and intense flavour. With a healthy dose of acidity, which gives a feeling of freshness under the tongue. This red wine has a structure defined by tannins. A persistent and flavourful wine, intense in the mouth, which lasts several seconds after passing through the palate.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: From 12 ºC to 14 ºC.
CONSUMPTION: Suitable for current consumption, which will continue to develop in the bottle. It is advisable to decant 30 minutes before serving to oxygenate. In order to get a more natural wine, this Crianza has not undergone any filtration process, so it may contain sediments that do not affect the quality of the wine.
PAIRINGS: Perfect to enjoy accompanied with charcoal-grilled red meat, feathered and furred small game dishes such as quail and hare.
VINEYARD AND PRODUCTION
DESCRIPTION: Vineyards located at an altitude between 750 and 650 metres on semi-flat terrain running downward from north to south, facing south.
SURFACE AREA: 80 hectares in total.
AGE: Average of 25 years.
SOIL: A mix of sand and clay throughout the land.
climaTE: 2014 started out with a warm winter. January and February were months with higher than usual temperatures, which gave way to a relatively hot spring. From June to mid-August, the temperature was much higher than expected for this period. The first harvests took place in the first fortnight of August.
AGEING: Aged 24 months in American oak barrels and 12 months in the bottle.