Chiton Red CRIANZA, Rioja, Marques del Atrio
Acidity (total) 5,26
Residual sugar 1,8
SO2 (free /total) 25 / 110
Sizes: 750 Ml,
Units per case: 12
Grape: Tempranillo 85%, Garnacha 15%
Tasting Notes:Garnet-red with brick-red glints, clean and bright.
Outstanding notes of barrel ageing underscore its fruity personality.
Smooth yet robust flavour, well-structured with alingering finish.
Gastronomy This wine can be enjoyed with all types of red meat, lamb and game. Perfect with cheese.
The wine is ready to drink now or over the next two or three years. Always keep it in a cool, dark, quiet place.
Serve at 16 to 18 º C.
Fermentation method De-stemmed and partially crushed, with a high proportion of full berries. 10 – 15 days maceration period with a daily over-pumping. Controlled fermentation at 24 – 28º C with autochthonous yeasts, contained in the grapes themselves.
Ageing None. Only 1 –2 months in the bottle before releasingurs.
Vineyard Vineyards situated between approximately 300 and 600 metres altitude. High percentage of small plots of less than 1 ha. The owners of these plots are middleaged and use both traditional and modern technological cultivation methods.
Average age of vines is 25 years. Yield between 46-47 hl/ha..
Soil type Although Rioja is a small region, it has heterogeneous soils with a balanced structure, alluvial terrains with a harmonic composition of sand, lime and clay, rounded stones and slightly alkaline with active limestone between 7% and 15%. Little organic materials and nitrogenous substances. Low level of nutritional elements and low hydric availability during the Summer.
Winemaker Team led by Rodrigo Espinosa, Agricultural Engineer and Oenologist by theUniversity