Wine Ribera del Duero DO Pago de Santa Cruz Gran Reserva 1999
Wine saturated purple-red color.
The wine has a flavor with hints of leather, almond and soft tannins.
The wine has a flavor, which harmoniously combines notes of red berries, dried fruit, cedar, cocoa and mineral nuances.
Wine matches perfectly with meat delicacies and mature cheeses.
Pago de Santa Cruz Gran Reserva - this exceptional wine. For its production technology is used five times overflow, ie only use new oak for the best wines, which in the process of aging wine changed five times. Thanks to this technology, the taste of wine is bright, fruity, powerful, at the same time preserved oak shade that complements the taste of wine "noble" notes. The wine is produced only in years of exceptional yields. The berries are harvested by hand with only the best parts of the economy with vinogranika Pago de Santa Cruz. The grapes undergo a full destemming and fermented in neutral vessels. Wine stand for 16-18 months in American oak barriques. Wine storage capacity is 10-15 years.
Winery Hermanos Sastre is located in the heart of Ribera del Duero, in the small town of La Orr and there is only recently, only since 1992, when a vineyard was harvested the first crop. Owners of the company were two brothers who have received some of the oldest vineyards in the region as a legacy. The pride of the house Hermanos Sastre is definitely vineyard Pago Santa Cruz, age of vines is over 80 years and which grows in the unique terroir. This vineyard was the beginning of the production of three cuvees that repeatedly received high ochenki critics: Santa Cruz Pago, Pago and Santa Cruz Reserve, which is produced only in years with a great harvest, and Pesus. Since 2002, the management of the company is engaged in only one brother Jesus. Pedro, who was responsible for the most important processes for the production of wine, was killed in a car crash. This year was a turning point in the life of the house wine. But the company survived, not only in these years was created a special cuvée, kottoroe was named Pesus (Pedro Jesús).
The basic philosophy of the company - a combination of elegant style of wine that is not peculiar to classical Spain, with traditional technologies aging wine. Average annual production totals about 80,000 bottles of wine.