Wine Ostatu Crianza Rioja DOC 2004
The color of wine is dark red with glitter.
Excellent, silky taste of red berries and ripe tannins.
Intense aromas of ripe red fruit, which is characteristic of wines from Tempranillo, rich aroma of oak and mineral notes.
Wine perfectly complement complex meat dishes.
For wine Ostatu Crianza only the best grapes are selected. The selection begins in the vineyard. Use pre-fermentation and cold maceration process. Light alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats for 18 days at a temperature of 29 ° C. 70% of the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in oak barrels. Exposure for 14 months in oak casks that are 50% new and 50% -Uses second year.
Winery Bodegas Ostatu is the heart of the Rioja Alavesa in Samaniego. This winery has been around for many generations, there is evidence based on which we can talk about the winery back in the 15th century, which was located in the village of Matarredo.
To date, the reins in the hands of four children and Doroteo Maria Asuna. In 1960, Doroteo anus headed the family business and his dedication and hard work and the desire to be the best prompted to produce their own wine. The result was the construction of a new winery, which today is called Bodegas Ostatu. Since 2000, gradually, the responsibility for managing the winery was handed over to his sons Gonzalo, Ernesto, and Iñigo, and his daughter Mary. It was at this time made a significant step forward. These years were marked by the release of wines Gloria de Ostatu and Laderas del Portillo.
Until recently, all wine farms produce so that the main goal was to use them precisely at a young age. The famous French winemaker Hubert de Bouar expressed interest in cooperation, learning of this wine house. He realized that the age of the vines in combination with a unique location terroirs, can cause a sharp distinction wines that could compete in the world market. Going from carbon to the traditional fermentation maceration, and lower yields of vineyards, wines produced dramatically change the style.