PradoRey Elite
92 points
Tasting Notes:
Of a dark cherry red and maroon in the rim. High intensity and bright color. It shows a great complexity of aromas in the nose with outstanding hints of ripe fruit, Chinese ink and minerality typical of this varietal. The Central European wood perfectly complements this wine. Round in the mouth with well integrated tannins, rich finish with long and pleasant after taste of ripe red fruits.


Grape:
100% Tempranillo.


Vineyards:
Of the estate’s seven vineyard sites, the one called Hoyo Dornajo has the ideal characteristics for developing the Tempranillo clone Élite. Its small grain and thick skin produces wines with a high intensity color and extract. By controlling the production for it not to exceed 2,500 – 3,000 kg/ha.


Vinification process:
Grape fermentation is carried out in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 28º C with 22 days’ maceration.


Aging process:
After malolactic fermentation takes place the wine rests for 14 months in Central European oak barrels and later another 6 months in coned-shaped oak vats from the Nevers Forest in France. Finally, it ages in the bottle before it is released onto the market.

Alcohol Contents:
14º vol

Production: 28,000 bottles
Main aromas and flavors:
Cherry red , ripe red fruits


History Awards:
92 POINTS PARKER, 2013
94 POINTS, Guía Peñín 2012
SILVER MEDAL, Bacchus Awards



Analysis:
Total Acidity: 5,4 g/l TH2
Volatile Acidity: 0,55 g/l
PH: 3,6


Pradorey Elite