Wine Ribera del Duero DO, "Malleolus", 2011, gift box
Wine color of ripe cherries with garnet rim.
Taste wine powerful, concentrated, with notes of black fruits, spices and undergrowth, with a velvety texture and a long, rich finish.
The wine has an intense aroma with dominant notes of black fruit and jam, complemented by balsamic and mineral tones, shades of underbrush, cloves and coffee.
The wine goes well with Hamon, choriso and grilled lamb.
The name of the wine "Malleolus" comes from the Latin word "majuelo" ("Hawthorn"), which in the commune of Pesquera del Duero is called a small vineyard. The name of the wine philosophy emphasizes the economy, which is embodied in the creation of a true terroir wines with a great personality. First vintage "Maleolus" was released in 1998.
"Maleolus" produced from crops harvested with 25-75-year-old vines. Vinification is the 18-day maceration on the skins and malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels. Then the wine is aged for 18 months in new French Allier oak barrels. Storage capacity of wine is 15 years.
Winery Bodegas Emilio Moro based entrepreneur Emilio Moro in 1932, the same year set up a family vineyard Finca Resalso. Emilio Moro Winery is located in the heart of Ribera del Duero, in the area known Pesquera del Duero, where the conditions for ripening grapes of the highest quality.
The first wine Emilio Moro were sold in 1987, since then the popularity of the economy is growing and producing wines are in great demand. Today, the winery has been run by the third generation. Bodegas Emilio Moro owns 70 hectares of vineyards, which grow the variety Tinto Fino, for planting grapes selected areas with the most favorable exposure, which makes it possible to get the maximum amount of sunlight and heat. In the late 80s farm Emilio Moro decided to implement their own bottling and sale of wine, which was retrofitted with a small cellar and bottling line.
At the end of the 90s was a new wine cellar with the most modern equipment, the design of which consists of four levels and allows wine gravitational way. Here there is a complete temperature control of fermentation, conditioning and conveyor system supplying grapes. For the highest quality wine dehydrating process is computer controlled.