Bodegas Fontana, Mesta, Tempranillo, DO Ucles (Organic)Bodegas Fontana
Variety: 100% Tempranillo
Region: Uclés, Northern Castile, Spain
Vineyard and Viticulture:
Located in Uclés, the most Northern and one of the highest areas of Castile, at altitude between 700 and 900m. The estate is managed as an integrated ecosystem and advanced precision viticulture uses drip irrigation as a quality factor, allowing fine tuning of vigour and yields. The growing conditions are ideal to produce wines of great purity, freshness and varietal expressiveness.
Grapes are picked at night or in the early morning hours. After light crushing the grapes are fermented in stainless steel tanks at 18-25° C for 8 to 10 days. The wine undergoes malolactic fermentation. No oak is used to preserve fruity, fresh characteristics of this wine.
Well-defined aromas of red berries, rosemary and a touch of liquorice. Fresh and rounded on the palate with excellent persistence and a satisfying finish.
Ideal with sausages, grilled meat, pasta and tapas.