2019 Erial Tinto Ribera del Douro, Bodegas Epifanio Rivera
Style – Dry, Red Wine, Full Bodied
Grapes – Tempranillo
Region – Ribera del Duero, Spain
Winemaking - Hand harvested. 3 day maceration prior to fermentation in tank at 28C. These tanks are shallow and very wide in order to extract the best tannin. Mlf in barrel. Aged 12 months in oak (70% French, 30% American).
What it tastes like - Deep coloured with a nose of black fruits, minerals, liquorice and spice. The palate is ripe and full, with great power yet also displaying lovely finesse. Long and smooth on the finish.
Dietary – None
ABV – 14.5%