Artadi Viña El Pisón 2012, RiojaRegular price $340.00
Variety: Tempranillo. Appearance: Clear, deep ruby colored. Nose: Clean. Pronounced, concentrated & elegantly developed ripe fruit aromas & toasted notes. Palate: Dry. Medium (+) bodied; round & smooth on the palate with elegant & fine tannins. Spicy, mineral & toasted notes with a long, persistent finish. Vinification: From a single vineyard estate in the Alavesa subregion in Rioja planted in 1945. A modern expression of Rioja, with aging in French oak & an emphasis on fruit. 100% Tempranillo, Vinification in wooden open-top vats with cold maceration for 24-48 hours and fermentation during 10-12 twelve days with two daily “pisages” in and a small pumping over. Malolactic fermentation. Ageing for 12 months in new French oak barrel. Recommended Food Pairings: Roasts & stews.