Gloria de Ostatu 2010


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The oldest vineyard. Made from grapes from our oldest and beloved vineyard, "Revillas". Low production but high quality plot  that makes possible a fleshy and concentrated wine, with a great  aging potential. The tempranillo at its best.

 
  • Vintage: 2010
  • Vintage Classification: excellent
  • Bottled: Junly 2012
  • Production: 4,102 bottles
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Tasting Notes


Intense cherry color with garnet reflections.

Highlights aromas of fruits such as cherries, claudia plums and black fruit in seasoning, accompanied by sweets and fine toast. Subtle minerality, a reflection of its homeland.

In the mouth it provides very good concentration of fruit and acidity. Oily and fresh, but with warm essence. Balsamic notes of licorice. Franco in its length with influence of present oak, although always leaving prominence to the fruit.

Winegrowers & winemakers


  • Wine-maker Iñigo Sáenz de Samaniego. Vineyard management Iñigo Sáenz de Samaniego and Ernesto Sáenz de Samaniego
  • 100% Tempranillo
  • Over 80 years old vineyard, Revillas.
  • Plantation density: 3,500 vines/hectare.
  • Goblet pruning.
  • Production: 3,200 kg/hectare
  • Hand harvested, in 15 Kg boxes, on 27th October 2010.

Vineyards and terrain


The grapes come from our plot "Revillas", at an altitude of 580 meters above sea level.

Combination of poor calcareous/clay soil and stones, on a south facing slope. The subsoil is made up of various layers of white rock.

Wine-Making


Vineyard grape selection, only the best grapes are taken to the winery.

Light destemming process to avoid damaging the grapes, and pre-fermentation cold maceration.

Alcoholic fermentation in small capacity vats for 18 days at a maximum temperature of 29ºC. Reworkings and breaking up the cap as appropriate during the fermentation.

Malolactic fermentation in new French oak casks. 18 months casks ageing. Bottled on 19 June 2013

This wine does not undergo any stabilisation or filtering process.

Climate


Mediterranean climate with strong Atlantic influence. Extreme winter-summer contrast.

  • Precipitation: 524 litres
  • Ave.Temp: min 7.2ºC, max 17.3ºC, average 12ºC
  • Rainy days: 113
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