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FINCA LA ESTACADA Varietales Reserva

Tasting Notes

Cherry red colour with ruby border. Aromatic complexity. Tones of cacao, coffee liquor, cedar wood, pipe, tobacco, blackberry jam, exotic fruit, mineral notes of slate and ginger. Long on the palate, elegant and well balanced.

 

CSPC + 782742
Vintage:  2016
Case:  12x750ml
Region:  Uclés Reserva DO, Spain
Varietal:   100% Tempranillo
Alcohol:  13.5%

 

 
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Goriska Brda, Slovenia

Region Notes

In the north-east of La Mancha, in one of the highest and coolest areas, lies The D.O. of Uclés which was founded in 2005. It is a very strict D.O. with yield restrictions based on the age of vine and the location in which they are planted.

Their wines are farmed at 850m elevation in clay soils with a lime substrate.  Thanks to the high elevation and calcareous influence from the lime, the wines are lighter and brighter than one might expect from central Spain. Winemaker Todd Blomberg calls the viticulture at Finca La Estacada “transitioning organic,” and views the climate and land easily suitable for working without systemic chemical influences.

Technical Notes

18 months aging in American Oak and 7 months in bottle.