Wine Pago de Carraovejas, "Cuesta de Las Liebres" Vendimia Seleccionada, Ribera del Duero DO, 2009, gift box
Wine purple with a red rim.
Taste wine powerful, elegant, balanced, velvety, with a beautiful structure, fruity notes, light acidity and a pleasant minerality.
Bouquet of the wine complex and expressive, it reveals aromas of red fruits, hints of clove, black pepper, vanilla and toasted toast, as well as the nuances of undergrowth.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to red meat dishes, including grilled meats, barbecue, roast venison, braised veal and lamb.
Wine "Cuesta de las Liebres" Vendimia Seleccionada, 2009 is made from Tinto Fino grapes with the addition of a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The wine is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months. Experts estimate that the maximum maturity of the wine reaches 10-12 years.
The founder of the economy Pago de Karraovehas in 1988 became Jose Maria Ruiz - sommelier and restaurateur who is a respected and well-known person in the wine world. Its wines are the status of "wine is not for everyone" and are among the best wines of Ribera del Duero region. In the realm of Ruiz has one of the best sites in the region - Pago de Karraovehas. Land with unique soil is at an altitude of 800-900 meters above sea level. The topsoil mixture comprises sand and stone, the second layer consists of pure limestone. The difference between day and night temperatures can reach up to 20-24 ° C. Pago de Carraovejas slope facing south-west facing, so the grapes ripen perfectly. The harvest is collected and sorted by hand twice, and then fermented in large tanks of French oak. After 12-14 months of aging in barriques, the wine is bottled without pre-filtration and clarification. Karraovehasa wines are sold exclusively on quotas. Wine "Reserva" and "Cuesta de Las Lebres" produced in exceptional years. In the remaining years of the best grapes produce only "Kriansa." Popular wine "Cuesta de Las Liebres" is created from grapes of the same area, which is located above the rest and has a unique terroir. This area is called the "Hare meadow", as in a pine forest, located near the site, home to a huge number of birds.