FINCA LA EMPERATRIZ GRAN VINO

Red 2016 

Harvest:  Hand-harvested into 180 kg crates, between the 18th and the 20th October.

Varietals:  70% Tempranillo, 28% Garnacha y 2% Viura.

Wine-making: Grape selection at the sorting table. 100% destemmed and 40% crushed. Grapes ferment in concrete tanks.

Tempranillo, Garnacha and Viura are harvested at once and vatted in the same tank, followed by a 5 days cold maceration.

The wine fermented with indigenous yeasts and daily smooth pump-overs. After 20 days of post-fermentative maceration, it is devatted directly to barrel for MLF.

Ageing: 18 months in barrels, 60% new French oak and 40% second-year American oak barrels.

RATINGS AND AWARDS

2016

94

ROBERT PARKER, 2019

2016

93

GUÍA PEÑIN, 2020

2016

93

JAMES SUCKLING, 2019

2016

97

GUÍA PROENSA, 2020

2016

93

TIM ATKIN, 2020