Wine Dominio de Atauta, Crianza, Ribera del Duero DO
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Reviews of purchase Dominio de Atauta, Crianza, Ribera del Duero DO
Wine cherry red color with garnet hue.
Rich fruity taste of the original mineral finish and lively acidity finishes spicy aftertaste.
Prevailing in a bouquet of red fruit aromas permeate balsamic and spicy notes.
Recommended to decant the wine for 20-30 minutes before eating. Crianza is perfect for sausages, white and red meat. Wine especially well with paella with rabbit, goat, lamb and roast meat with mushrooms. It can also be served with various dishes seasoned with black truffle.
Dominio de Atauta, Crianza - dry red wine from the region of Ribera del Duero in Castile. It is made from grapes Tempranilyo (Tinto Fino), growing in the vineyards of Dominio de Atauta, located at an altitude of 950-1000 meters above sea level on stony limestone and sandy soils. The average age of the vines about 60 years, but there are unique vines with age more than 100 years. Crop is harvested by hand. Grapes cooled and destebliruyut. In 2009, after maceration and fermentation, which lasted about 12 days in stainless steel tanks, drink 12 months kept in French oak barrels (30% - new). Matured wine has 3 months to "rest" in stainless steel and then without fining and filtration was bottled.
Crianza wine is produced at Atalayas de Golban, owned by the company Dominio de Atauta. It was built by Miguel Sanchez in 2004 in a beautiful area overlooking the ancient watchtower, which served as a defense against the Moors. Who is now run by Emma and Miguel Angel Sanchez - children of the founder of the company. Together with the technical director David Hernando they rely on to make available to the consumer classic wines in a contemporary style.
In the easternmost part of the wine region of Ribera del Duero along the canyon of the Val-de-Gatiles is a small town Atauta. It was here in the late twentieth century have been found abandoned vineyards Tempranillo aged more than 100 years! A wine in Ataute are about 1000 years old. In the 1990s, the city revived Miguel Sanchez, who founded the company Dominio de Atauta. He invited the chief winemaker young Frenchman Bertrand Surdo, who restored the abandoned vineyards and simultaneously introduced organic and biodynamic principles of work on them. Old vines give small, but very high quality berries collected exclusively by hand. Gravitational press allowed slowly but surely squeeze out the juice of grapes ideal amount. Natural fermentation to preserve the unique qualities of berries. So there were wines from Dominio de Atauta.