Wine "Aalto", Ribera del Duero DO, 2013
Reviews of purchase "Aalto", Ribera del Duero DO, 2013
The wine has a deep dark cherry color.
Wine charms saturated and at the same time refined taste, with silky tannins, balanced acidity and expressive notes of juicy berries and spices. Long aftertaste.
Intriguing and multifaceted flavor of wine is revealed gradually, showing first notes of juicy red and black fruit, which comes to replace the spicy notes of vanilla, chocolate, wood. Mineral and balsamic nuances give the wine originality.
The wine will be the perfect pair of red meat, grilled, roasted red meats, stews, large and small game, mature cheese, ham, beef in any form.
Wine "Aalto" made from old vines yield with Tinto Fino, whose age ranges from 60 to 100 years. The grapes are carefully selected in the collection manually. After a traditional vinification, 50% of the wort to 23 months to put aging in new French oak barrels and the rest at this time aged in barrels previously used a one- or two-year French and American oak. The wine has terrific storage capacity - at least until 2030.
Products Bodegas Aalto was first presented to the critics in 1999, and it took quite a bit of time young winemakers economy to be in the Premier League leading Spanish winemakers. The founders of the production - the famous Spanish winemaker Mariano Garcia and the head of the Governing Council of the Ribera del Duero region Javier Zanini - acquired vineyards in the region with the support of investors. Some of the vineyards purchased with Tinto Fino variety were planted in the first quarter of the XX century. Characteristic flavor and aroma of this variety, reminiscent of grape Tempranillo, and were taken into service company. The method of production of wine Aalto different from those commonly used. The selection of grapes takes place very carefully, eliminating the production process of filtration. In addition, the fermentation of the must takes place in the fermentation tanks, which are designed himself Mariano Garcia. The wine is aged in oak barrels, and the exposure time for each batch of wine selected individually. All this makes the wine Bodegas Aalto velvet, bright, fragrant, luxurious.