Wine Ostatu Crianza Rioja DOC 2009
Wine of deep cherry color with bright purple trim.
Taste wine meaty, dense, with good texture, tannins and acidity, lush fruit notes framed by mineral nuances, spicy finish with very good strength.
Wine with an intense aroma, which is dominated by notes of ripe black fruit, licorice and herbs.
Wine perfectly complement complex meat dishes.
Ostatu Crianza wine made from Tempranillo grapes grown in the vineyards of Rioja, at an altitude of 580 meters, on clay, limestone and gravel soils. Age of vines between 20 and 50 years. Select only the best grapes. 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. Holding for 12 months in French oak barrels of which 50% new and 50% -Uses the second year. Not the process of stabilization and filtration. Unique soil and microclimate beautiful let you receive excellent wines.
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.