PEÑA EL GATO TINAJA
APPELLATION: Rioja DO
After destemming, the grapes are vatted and fermented, subsequently passing to small capacity tanks in which they are aged
After destemming, the grapes are vatted in a 500-litre clay vat in which they undergo alcoholic fermentation and ageing. The wine remains in the vat with the fermentation lees for 11 months.
FOOD PAIRING: Barbecued ribs, steaks and grilled vegetables
- 92 Points by Robert Parker ( Wine Advocate), Vntg 2020.
- 93 Points by Tim Atkins, Vntg 2020.
PRODUCER: Located in Rioja Alta, one of the best-known wine-producing regions of Spain. This winery, operated in the town of Baños de Río Tobía (Rioja Alta) by Juan Carlos Sancha, a professor of enology at the University of La Rioja, is situated on five hectares of land along the border of D.O.Ca. Rioja, and in the coldest zone of this wine denomination.