Macán

2015
Location: Rioja, Spain
2015 - 750ml
R1,590.00
An Overview

Bodegas Benjamin de Rothschild & Vega Sicilia was born in 2004 as the result of a joint venture between Tempos Vega Sicilia and the Compagnie Vinicole Baron Edmond de Rothschild. Both firms share the idea of making great wines in La Rioja, a unique, singular, inimitable winegrowing region. After five years of terroir evaluation and acquisition of 92 ha of vineyard, the project takes shape in 2009 with the first vintage of our two wines: Macán and Macán Clásico. To offer a modern and unique vision of Rioja is our philosophy, following the Bordeaux model of a first and second wine.

Tasting Notes

It is fineness, delicacy and elegance, produced by reason of a meticulous grape selection harvested from our best plots.

In the Cellar

Ferments 10-15 days in French oak barrels ages in extra fine grain oak barrels for 16 to 18 months and sits in bottle for at least three years before its release.

harvesting

Harvest took place the last week of September through the first week of October and in spite of the high temperature episodes and sporadic rainfall, the grapes were very high quality.

In the Vineyard

Variety: Tempranillo

Maturation

Average age of vineyard is 40 years.

Analysis

Alcohol: 14.5% vol

Other items of interest…

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

R135.00

A blend of two Italian olive cultivars – Frantoio and Coratina – with fruit that imparts a pleasant, nutty flavour. Cold extraction lends this premium extra virgin olive oil a clean, fresh finish.

R135.00
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