Pago de Cirsus Cuvee Especial (2012)

Product Information

Country: Spain

Area: Navarra

Wine style: Red

Varietal: Tempranillo, Merlot

Style: Dry

Producer: Pago de Cirsus

Size: 750ml


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Vineyard of Origen: Finca Bolandín.
Appellation: DO Navarra.
Sub-Appellation: Ablitas
Climate: Continental with low rainfall ( < 200 mm per year)
Altitude: 350 m above sea level
Pest Control: Low impact integrated pest management
Yield per hectare: 4500 kg
Yield per vine: 1.60 kg
Conduction System: Double cord
Vine density: 2,800 vines / hectare
Grape Harvest: Tempranillo: first or second week of October. Merlot: first week of September. Syrah: first week of October.
Harvest: Manual in loads of 15kg for parcels and varieties.
Fermentation & Aging: Each variety is separately macerated cold for a few hours in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation and aging takes place in French oak barrels for 3 months.
Alcohol: 14 % vol

Tasting Note
Colour: Dark cherry red colour.
Nose: Complex bouquet combining delicate floral aromas with complex notes of red berries.
Palate: Silky but powerful. Red fruit notes are persistent showing good acidity Full-bodied with
a long lasting aftertaste.
Food Matches: Smoked Idiazabal, Roquefort, cured Manchego, stews, meat dishes.

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