Luis Cañas White Oak Barrell Fermented

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Spain
DOC Rioja
75cl.
Alc. 13.5º
Year: 2018
Sugar: 1 - 2gr/L
GRAPES: 85% Viura, 15% Malvasía. Age of vines: over 50 years old.
AGED: 4 months ageing on the lees, 75% French oak, 25% American oak. Very fine grained wood with very short toasting, just enough to add complexity to the fruit.
This skilled winemaker, Luis Cañas, has managed to preserve the natural aromatic freshness of the Viura grape, adding the Malvasia grape for more aroma and texture. It is a wine that gives you an appetite. It has been enhanced by 4 months ageing on the lees in very fine grained wood, just enough to balance with the fruit, making it very versatile with food.
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GRAPE VARIETIES
85% Viura, 15% Malvasía. Age of vines: over 50 years old.
BOUQUET
It smells great. With fine, quite intense aromas with touch of citrus (lemon) and even a hint of tropical fruit.
PALATE
In the mouth it gives you even more than on the nose. You notice the effect of the time on lees; the smoothness and the complexity. Great structure, almost creamy, a very tasty wine.
VITICULTURE

Respect for the environment and the hard work of each and every link in the human chain involved in the process are vital for turning the boon of rational viticulture into success.

Rational viticulture is a farming system which optimises the use of natural resources and mechanisms to the maximum, guaranteeing the future of sustainable agriculture.

Biological, chemical and other methods are carefully selected and balanced in order to ensure the protection of the environment.

The use of herbicides, synthetic fertilisers and aggressive products or practices is strictly forbidden in order to protect the surroundings and obtain vines with a strengthened immune system so that they can defend themselves on their own.

For this work, they have a specific field department made up of an agricultural engineer, a technical agronomist and oenologist as well as 8 workers who are true vineyard masters. The aim is to have healthy land, (surely the best legacy they can leave for future generations) and as a result, healthier fruit and wines.

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
Strong cheese, semi-cured cheese, chicken - turkey, birds, salmon and other oil-rich fish, smoked fish, sardines, soft stews, scrambles and omelettes, mix of different tapas, fish paella rice, meat and fish paella, fish, barbacue of vegetables, fish soup, asparagus cream, pesto, bolognese.
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type of wine
White
Grape Variety
Year
2018
Prices
0€ - 10€
Alcohol
13,5º
Capacity
75 cl
Weight in KG
1 Kg
Cantidad Azúcar residual
From 1 to 2g/L
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Luis Cañas White Oak Barrell Fermented

Spain
DOC Rioja
75cl.
Alc. 13.5º
Year: 2018
Sugar: 1 - 2gr/L
GRAPES: 85% Viura, 15% Malvasía. Age of vines: over 50 years old.
AGED: 4 months ageing on the lees, 75% French oak, 25% American oak. Very fine grained wood with very short toasting, just enough to add complexity to the fruit.
This skilled winemaker, Luis Cañas, has managed to preserve the natural aromatic freshness of the Viura grape, adding the Malvasia grape for more aroma and texture. It is a wine that gives you an appetite. It has been enhanced by 4 months ageing on the lees in very fine grained wood, just enough to balance with the fruit, making it very versatile with food.
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