GRAPE: Tempranillo 85% Graciano 15%
APPELLATION: Rioja DO
Manually destemmed grapes selecting grain by grain for later vatting in a 2 000 kg micro tank Punching down and passage daily Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels
It is a concentrated red wine with a complex nose that shows aromas of forest fruits , herbaceous notes and spicy touches . On the palate it is powerful , fine and very elegant . It presents fine tannins and a deep freshness . The finish is very pleasant with an intense aftertaste of red fruit aromas on a spicy background .
FOOD PAIRING: Deer, Grilled Pork, Truffles, Roast Lamb, Mushrooms
- 96 Points by Robert Parker ( Wine Advocate), Vntg 2020.
PRODUCER: Artuke is a small family winery located in the Rioja-Alava town of Baños de Ebro. In 1991, Roberto de Miguel decided to make the leap from bulk to bottled wine, but it is his sons Arturo and Kike, from whose acronum the name of the winery that they now direct, those who are shaping a project rooted in the environment and the landscape.