Ostatu Reserva 2014
Evolution and distinction. Tempranillo from vineyards over 50 years old located on small slopes on the western side of Samaniego, rippened under the morning sun. A perfect balance between variety and its evolution, resulting in a fleshy and elegant wine.nd distinction. Tempranillo from vineyards over 50 years old located on small slopes on the western side of Samaniego, rippened under the morning sun. A perfect balance between variety and its evolution, resulting in a fleshy and elegant wine.
- Vintage: 2014
- Vintage Classification: good
- Alcohol: 14.79%
- Bottled: April 2016
- Production: 8,200 75 cl. Bottles / 314 150 cl. magnum
Intense "picota" cherry with purple highlights. Intense and clear aroma with ripened red and black fruit (red and black plums, cherry, blackberry). Red and violet floral aromas, balsamic touch with some toasted and sweet spices signs.
Great expression of the tempranillo's personality. In the mouth it is fresh, big, fleshy and with very good acidity. Good structure and power with lightly marked greedy tannins and very good persistence of the variety.
Winegrowers & winemakers
- Sáenz de Samaniego Family.
- 100% Tempranillo
- Vineyards over 50 years old.
- Plantation density: 3.000 vines/hectare.
- Goblet pruning.
- Production: 5.000 Kg/hectare.
- Hand harvested, in 15 Kg boxes, between 15th and 18th October.
Vineyards and terrain
The grapes come from some of our oldest vineyards located on the western side of Samaniego, north faced slopes. Poor calcareous/clay and Stony soils. The subsoil is made up of various layers of white rock.
Vineyard grape selection, only the best grapes are taken to the winery.
Light destemming process to avoid damaging the grapes, without wringing out.
Pre-fermentation cold maceration.
Alcoholic fermentation in small capacity vats for 19 days at a maximum temperature of 28°C.
Reworking and breaking up the cap as appropriate during the fermentation.
Malolactic fermentation in new French oak casks. 16 months cask ageing.
This wine does not undergo any stabilisation process.
Mediterranean climate with strong Atlantic influence. Extreme winter-summer contrast.
- Precipitation: 686.8 litres
- Ave. Temp.: min 11.1ºC, max 22.2ºC average 12.7ºC
- Ave. Temp of the soil: 14.7ºC