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Producer: Aalto Bodegas y Viñedos
Region: Ribera del Duero
Categorie: red wine
Bottle size: 300 cl.
Ripeness: 2027 - 2035
Winestyle: fruchtig & aromatisch
Food recommendation: Grilladen, Lammgerichte, Wildgerichte, rotes Fleisch
Alcohol content: 14.5 %
Opulent and ripe dark fruit on the nose, leather and delicate spicy aromas. The palate repeats the fruity aroma accompanied by smoky notes, dense structure, broad river and long-lasting finish.
The vinification follows in the stainless steel tank. The wine is aged for about 20 months in barriques; These are 50% new French oak barrels and 50% between one and three year old French and American oak barrels.
The Aalto project was founded in 1999 and launched. Oenologist Mariano Garcia, previously working for the Bodega Vega Secilia for 30 years, and Javier Zaccagnini, previously with the Ribera del Duero Designation of Origin Authority, brought the project to life. The aim of the two professionals was to make a wine of the highest quality, which captures the soul of the famous Ribera del Duero. Herbicides and fertilizers are completely eliminated during cultivation. Short pruning, hand picking, the grapes are processed separately from different localities and blended at the end of the fermentation process. This gives the Aalto a balanced complexity that can almost be described as unique. Today, Aalto and Aalto PS are among the best red wines Spain has produced. And so a dreamy project became one of the most famous bodegas in the world.
The soils consist of limestone marl, sand, clay, limestone and sandstone.