This is an alternative to sister red tempranillo La Capital for those who like slightly more sophisticated wines that combine fruity flavours with a layer from the oak ageing process. It is produced by the same small winery in Madrid. This Tempranillo falls also within that central Spain lighter, mineral style in vogue. As an ulterior creation it was bound to hit back with a label depicting a different district by the local river, including Atletico de Madrid’s historical stadium.
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Wine name: La Capital
Type of wine: Red
Vintage year: 2015
Grape varieties: Tempranillo
Winery: Bodegas Orusco, Grupo Sanz
Production area: Valdilecha, Madrid
Appellation: DO Madrid
Alcohol content (Vol.): 14%.
Wood ageing: 4 months
Type of wood: French oak
Winemaking: Own 40-year old vineyards situated in the southeastern part of the province of Madrid. Traditional winemaking, controlled temperature fermentation with gentle pump-overs. Grape skin maceration is relatively short to avoid over extraction or resulting wines being too tannic.
Colour: Cherry red
Rim: Raspberry red
Body: Medium bodied
NOSE AND PALATE AROMAS
Cherry, blackberry, blackcurrant, walnut, coconut, coffee, vanilla, black pepper
Berrylike, spicy, jammy, layered, silky
|Spain geographical indications||DO Vinos de Madrid|