La Crusset
6 Sombreros 2005 Rioja
Wine Type:
Red
Region/Country:
Rioja Alavesa, Spain
Vintage:
2005
Suggested Retail Price:
27.99
Food Pairing:
Tempranillo Peludo, or Hairy Tempranillo, which has more down on the back of the leaf, is a special, very low yielding clone of Tempranillo, only one kilo of grapes is produced per vine. The low yields mean greater concentration of aromas, fruit, elegance and quality.
Varieties:
Tempranillo Peludo 100% (80+ year old vines)
Wine Making:
Organic, handcrafted, boutique Rioja. 100% Tempranillo Peludo aged in French oak for 17 months(Soft toasted french barrels-Seguin Mureau). Deep ruby in color; rich, big fruit flavor; well balanced, clean acidity; long finish. 5 years aging (starting 2005 with 17 months barrel plus over 3 years fining in bottle)
Producer Website:
www.lacrusset.com
Label
Technical Sheet
Tempranillo Peludo Background
Case Card