MAISULAN 2015

RIOJA ALAVESA, SPAIN

WINEMAKER: Manuel Ruiz

VARIETAL: Tempranillo 100%; 40 year old vines

VINEYARDS:  Los Lagos and Planos Corrales Vineyards; 1,800 ft altitude, around El Villar

FARMING PRACTICES: Biodynamic (not certified). No chemicals used (pesticides, fertilizers, additives, etc). Bush and trellis. Dry farmed and hand harvested.

WINEMAKING: Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts. Very minimally fined or filtered. Sulfites ≤40 mg/L.

AGING: 6 months in French and American oak barrels (50/50) 

REVIEWS: 90 Vinous (2012)

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