Tierras de Cair

010958
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Spain
DO Ribera del Duero
75cl.
Alc. 15º
Year: 2012
Sugar: 1 - 2gr/L
GRAPES: 100% Tempranillo
AGED: Time in barrel: 24 months; Minimum time in bottle: 18 months.
This expresses the character of the soil of the different terroirs. For this wine, plots over 60 years’ old are chosen, with very low yields and in poor, high altitude soils, with the aim of showing the concentration and potential of old vines from the district of Aguilera. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in wooden vats and then the malolactic fermentation and ageing continue in new French-oak casks.
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GRAPE VARIETIES
100% Tempranillo.
BOUQUET
Clean, intense with lots of black berries, forest floor, scrubland, sweet spices, pepper, notes of pastry.
PALATE
Delicious, fresh, intensely fruity, chewy texture, well integrated tannins with hints of fine wood and spices, great length.
VITICULTURE

Cultivated in the districts of La Aguilera, Quintana del Pidio, and Moradillo de Roa, this is where their passion to obtain the best grapes, on each vine, becomes a reality.

They control approximately 110 hectares of vines between estate-owned and outsourced vineyards, at an altitude of between 830 and 950 metres above sea level, in chalky-clay, sandy and stony soils.

Checked and closely monitored throughout the growing cycle so that only the best clusters are left on the vine. Vines tended with painstaking care from a commitment to rational viticulture and a respect for the environment.

WINEMAKING

Care, perfection and loving attention to what they do can be seen from the very way they transport the clusters of grapes, in small plastic crates in the case of the oldest vineyards and in small trailers for younger vines. As well as selecting on the vine itself, ALL Luis Cañas wines undergo a double selection process.

First they pass through a sorting table where the clusters are selected by hand and subsequently, each individual berry is checked on a Mistral table, so that only those in perfect condition continue in the process.

The most stringent winemaking process. They select the French- and American-oak casks, from among the best cooperages in the world. The cask stock is renewed continuously, so the average age is three years. A real luxury.

FOOD PAIRING
Pork, veal meat, chicken - turkey, lamb, offal, birds, soft stews, flavored stews, stews with intense flavour, chocolate, fish paella rice, risotto, meat and fish paella, thai rice, barbecue meat, fish, barbecue of vegetables, cream of seafood, fish soup, garlic soup.
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type of wine
Red
Grape Variety
Tempranillo
Grape Variety
Tempranillo
Year
2012
Prices
More than 30€
Alcohol
15º
Capacity
75 cl
Cantidad Azúcar residual
From 1 to 2g/L
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Tierras de Cair

Tierras de Cair

Spain
DO Ribera del Duero
75cl.
Alc. 15º
Year: 2012
Sugar: 1 - 2gr/L
GRAPES: 100% Tempranillo
AGED: Time in barrel: 24 months; Minimum time in bottle: 18 months.
This expresses the character of the soil of the different terroirs. For this wine, plots over 60 years’ old are chosen, with very low yields and in poor, high altitude soils, with the aim of showing the concentration and potential of old vines from the district of Aguilera. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in wooden vats and then the malolactic fermentation and ageing continue in new French-oak casks.
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