WINERY: Tinto Pesquera
BRAND: Tinto Pesquera Reserva
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%
VARIETY: 100% Tempranillo
LOOK: Intense picota cherry red colour, clear and shiny.
SMELL: Aromas of ripe red fruits, practically in compote with notes of fresh baked bread as well as balsamic hints. Intense and fruity at the same time, with notes of blackberry and spices and well-structured hints of wood.
TASTE: A very elegant, fine and silky wine. With well-rounded tannins and just the right touch of acidity to bring freshness and vivacity throughout long bottle ageing. Intense and prolonged finish.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: From 12 ºC to 14 ºC.
CONSUMPTION: Perfect for consumption. Its characteristics and the production technique used enable its development in the bottle until 2022. It is advisable to decant the wine at least 30 minutes before serving to enhance oxygenation. It may contain sediments that do not affect the quality of the wine, as a result of not having undergone any filtration process to get a more natural wine.
PAIRINGS: Perfect for accompanying hard cheeses, stews, casseroles and a lovely roast lamb.
VINEYARD AND PRODUCTION
Viña Alta and Llano Santiago.
DESCRIPTION: The winery’s own vineyards, located within the municipal boundaries of Pesquera de Duero, facing south at an altitude of more than 800 metres.
AGE: Average of 35 to 40 years.
SOIL: Poor clay soil with many pebbles.
climaTE: Continental Atlantic, dry and windy, with very harsh, long and cold winters and short, dry and hot summers. An area with an average annual rainfall of 400 mm, with two clearly differentiated areas: one on sloping ground with more sunshine, which results in earlier ripening, and another on flat ground, with less sunshine and slower ripening.
AGEING: Aged 24 months in American oak barrels and 12 months in the bottle.