||Cenicero - La Rioja (Spain)
||Mild, Atlantic climate with marked seasons.
|Composition of the land
||Mainly clay and limestone. Some parcels in Rioja Alta with ferrous subsoil.
||The grapes are de-stemmed and crushed. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures starting off at 10ºC to reach 28 ºC. Prolonged skin-contact maceration up to 20 days. Malolactic fermentation in stainless-steel tanks. Once this process has finalised, the wines are put into barrels for ageing with racking every 6 months.
||12 months in French (60%) and American (40%) oak barrels, split equally between, new barrels and 2, 3, & 4 year-old (maximum) barrels. 1 year minimum ageing in bottle before release.
||Price Marques de Caceres Crianza Rosso 2016 € 12.51