Wine Montecillo 22 Barricas
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Tempranillo grape , Graciano grape , Garnacha grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Rioja
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16º-18º C
- WINERIES: Montecillo
- TASTING NOTES: View: Very clean and with great layer. Intense expressive cherry red. Nose: Aromatic explosion of spices and mineral notes, fresh, lively and intense on the nose. Black plums and blueberry compote after aeration. Mouth: Silky in the mouth, with impetuous and elegant tannins, good acidity wrapped in sweetness.
- BARREL AGING: 30 months
- MARK / PRODUCER: Montecillo
- ORIGIN: Rioja/Spain
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Production limited to 6,600 bottles
Special characteristics of the wine:
Elaboration of Montecillo 22 Barricas
Pre and post-fermentation maceration for a total of 25 days.
First fermentation at a controlled temperature of 28ºC of each varietal separately.
Second natural fermentation in underground tanks.
What type of wine is Montecillo 22 Barricas
Aging (oxidative) in Allier and Tronçais French oak barrels for 30 months.
Aging (reductive) in the bottle for a minimum of 5 years in the underground bottle rack.
The Orborne Winery
The history of Osborne dates back to the end of the 18th century, when a young English merchant named Thomas Osborne Mann arrived in Cadiz to market the wines of the area. He soon began doing business in Puerto de Santa María and it was in this town that he founded his own winery which, more than 200 years later, would become the great business group it is today, of international fame and recognition.
Designation of Origin of Montecillo 22 Barricas
It belongs to the DO Rioja, a denomination that dates back to the end of the 19th century, but which was not officially formed until 1925.
The area that hosts this denomination of origin covers the autonomous communities of Rioja and the Basque Country.
The grapes produced in this denomination are: Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo, Graciano and Maturana.
The wines of this denomination are characterized by being fresh, aromatic wines, with an excellent vessel and, above all, they are very balanced wines.
Rioja wines are easy to drink wines.
Grape variety used in Montecillo 22 Barricas
Variety: 50% Tempranillo, 30% Graciano, 15% Garnacha and 5% Graciano
Vineyards from Fuenmayor, Navarrete, Medrano and Huércanos (Rioja Alta). Formation in glass and dry land. Ferrous clay soil with pebbles and sand. Very low productions, less than 3,500 kg/ha. Mean age of the four -ncas greater than 45 years.
Wine pairing Montecillo 22 Barricas
Ideal to take with salads, grilled meats, rice dishes.
Occasions in which Montecillo 22 Barricas is appropriate
In celebration meals and business meetings.
Quality / price ratio Montecillo 22 Barricas
Degree of alcohol from Montecillo 22 Barricas
13, 5th vol. graduation
Optimum service temperature of Montecillo 22 Barricas
Service temperature: 16º -18ºC
Montecillo Wine Awards 22 Barriccas
90 points J Suckling
91 points R. Parker
Gold Medal · Mundus Vini (a. 2010).
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