Red Wine Finca La Emperatriz Terruño 2015
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Finca La Emperatriz Terruño is a single vineyard red wine produced solely from Rioja's queen variety, namely Tempranillo.
The grapes come from old vines grown in one of the best terroirs of the Finca La Emperatriz winery.
Manually harvested at the end of October, the wine was cold-macerated before alcoholic fermentation in order to maximize the extraction of colour and aromas.
Then the wine must was fermented for 16 days in open vats, after which it was transferred into oak barrels to complete malolactic fermentation.
Finca La Emperatriz Terruño 2015 was aged for 16 months in new and 2nd year French oak (80%) and American oak (20%) barrels.
Production of only 13,500 bottles.
Drink now until 2022+.
Decant this wine from Rioja 1 hour before drinking.
Bright, high cherry-coloured robe with a crimson rim.
Pristine aromas of cherries, strawberries and raspberries, punctuated by notions of underbush, wet earth, cedar, balsam, menthol and spices.
Fresh and juicy, showing a real sense of terroir, some mineral undertones, and a silky body. Red berries, aromatic herbs and some tertiary aromas of spices and leather. Crisp acidity and a long, balsamic finish.
|Our personal opinion||
Finca la Emperatriz Terruño 2015 is fresh, terroir-oriented and exceedingly drinkable.
Finca la Emperatriz Terruño 2010;
Parker 93 and Peñín 95.
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||40-60 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French and American oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||16|
|Name of Award||Mejor vino Español en el concurso Wine 100 Trophy, celebrado en China.|
|Pairings||Bull meat, Chocolate, Civet, Cooked foods, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Poultry, Rice with meat, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty plates, Stews, White meat with gravy|
|Taste||Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Very intense and inky|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|