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 GARNACHA TINTA

YEAR 2021

 

VINEYARD

‘Los Pepones’ vineyard (0.36 hectares) is located in Sojuela, at an altitude of 650 meters, at the foot of Mount Moncalvillo. 72-year-old vineyard with traditional bush vines, sandy clay soils and North-South orientation.

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

GRAPE

100% Garnacha Tinta

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 500 and 225 liter French barrels and 225 liter Hungarian barrels.

1,253 numbered bottles.

14.6% vol.

pH: 3.34 – Acidity: 7.2 g/l – Reducing sugar: 2.1 g/l