Victor Ausejo Viticultor

MICROPROYECTO DE VINOS ARTESANALES (D.O.CA. RIOJA)

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Victor Ausejo Winemaker

MICROPROJECT OF ARTISAN WINES (D.O.CA. RIOJA)

VICTOR AUSEJO MAZUELO

YEAR 2021

 

VINEYARD

Grapes from two plots.

40% from a vineyard located in Villamediana, Zorraquín area. 45 year old bush vines. Alluvial and limestone soil. North – South orientation.

60% from ‘La Colorada’, located in Alberite. 30 year old vines in ‘espaldera’. Ferrous clay soil. East – West orientation.

Sustainable viticulture, minimally invasive. Organic fertilizer, no herbicides or systemic products are used. Minimum tillage of the soil.

GRAPE

100% Mazuelo

WINEMAKING

Manual harvest in 15 kg boxes in mid-October. Manual selection of the bunches in the winery. de-stemmed. Cold macerated for 3 days and fermented in stainless steel vats for 12 days with two punches a day. Malolactic fermentation and aging for 12 months in 400-litre French barrels and 225-litre Hungarian barrels.

835 numbered bottles.

14% vol.

pH: 3.35 – Acidity: 7.2 g/l – Reducing sugar: 1.3 g/l