Wine Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
Gold Medal 2016
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Garnacha grape , Tempranillo grape , Syrah grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Calatayud
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 15º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 18º-20º C
- WINERIES: San Alejandro
- TASTING NOTES: View: Ruby red with light shades tile. Nose: Frank and complex aromas, mix of fruity scents and delicate spicy vanilla and licorice aromas. Mouth: balanced, meaty and well structured. Tune of fruit and toasted aromas.
- BARREL AGING: 12 months
- MARK / PRODUCER: San Alejandro
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Special characteristics of the wine:
Elaboration Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
Fermentation: Garnacha: in Syrah cement tanks: in stainless steel tanks. 20 to 30 days at a temperature of 24ºC - 28ºC. Postfermentative maceration.
What kind of wine is Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
Red wine with 12 months of aging in American barrels of 225 ls
The San Alejandro winery
Bodegas San Alejandro was founded in 1962 in Miedes de Aragón (Zaragoza), in a privileged enclave for the cultivation of the vine, due to the altitude of its vineyards, the rigor of the climate, the slow maturation of its grapes, the diversity of its soils and a long list of singularities that make up his terroir.
Bodegas San Alejandro is also a reference in wine tourism in the area, with a wide range of activities to publicize the wine culture, its history and its tasting.
Denomination of origin of Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
The D.O.P. Calatayud is located in the westernmost part of the province of Zaragoza, 87 kilometers from Zaragoza and only 1 hour from Madrid by AVE.
The geographical area of ??the D.O.P. Calatayud is constituted by the following municipal terms:
The D.O.P. Calatayud is located within the Community Region of Calatayud belonging to the province of Zaragoza and bordering the provinces of Soria, Guadalajara and Teruel.
From the geomorphological point of view, the Calatayud basin is a miniature reproduction of the Ebro basin with three distinct units: the outer mountains, the interior of the pit and the foothills.
It is an area of ??complicated orography, located in the foothills of the Moncayo and characterized by a complex hydrographic network formed by various tributaries of the Ebro river, such as Jalón, Jiloca and other minors. The vineyards descend on the slopes of the mountains, with altitudes ranging between 550 and 1,040 meters.
The terrain is undulating, settling most of the vineyard on stony, loose soils, very poor in nutrients and a high proportion of limestone. They have good permeability and are healthy.
Varieties of grapes used in Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
Variety: 60% Garnacha, 30% Tempranillo, 10% Syrah
Garnacha: vineyards between 50 - 80 years. In glass with natural drainage. Yield of 3000 kg / ha. Syrah: 20 years, on trellis. Yield of 5000 kg / ha.
Pairing wine Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
White and red meats (ox, cow) roasted or grilled, big game (deer, wild boar, roe deer), stews and stews. Complex sauces, foie gras and cured cheeses.
Occasions in which Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas is appropriate
For family celebrations meals and friends meals.
Value for money Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
Good value for money.
Alcohol grade of Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
Graduation of 15º vol.
Ideal temperature of Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas
It is recommended to consume at a temperature between 18º and 20º.
Awards and distinctions of Baltasar Gracián Viñas Viejas wine
Gold Medal 2016
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