Wines

crianza

Villachica Crianza

Variety
100% Tinta de Toro
A.O.
Toro (Zamora)
14-16 ºC
Serving Temperature
3-6 years
Recommended to drink within
Vineyards

Between 30 and 50 years old, height of 690-720 meters and from different single vineyards of Zamora. Medium rocky soil with a lot of pebbles and deep clay layers. Piping system Royat double cord with sharp short pruning with thumbs and two fingertips.

Production Method

Grape harvest by hand in boxes of 18 kilos and selection on table in the bodega. Temperature of fermentation between 24 and 26º C for 16-18 days with daily soaring and battonage.
After the alcoholic fermentation there was a malolactic fermentation in stainless steel stores. Aged 12 months in barrels of American and French oak. Stabilization with cold then soft filter.

Wine tasting notes

Expressive and mineral wine. Intense red cherry with claret nuances. Complex and intense. Black fruit, cherry and blackberry with spicy, balsamic and fine toasted notes. Cocoa and black liquorice. Fleshy, concentrated and balanced. Mature tannins, with a good structure and very persistent.

To accompany

Grilled red meat, poultry stews, casseroles and minor game.

Technical details
  • Alcohol: 14,5 %
  • Reducing sugars: 1.6 g/l
  • Acidity: 5.4 g/l
  • Tartaric acid pH: 3.67