Monte Oton 2017

The vineyards for Monte Oton are situated high on the windswept slopes of the Moncayo. The sun drench, arid location is ideal for harvesting, perfectly matured, fully ripened  Garnacha grapes. The resulting wine is full bodied, elegantly textured and exhibits a long complex finish.

About the Vineyard

Vineyards with an age of 15 to 25 years, red clay mixed with sandstones in Tabuenca, gravels and caillous in Borja and limestone in Pozuelo.

Wine Production

Cold maceration during 1-2 days and  up to 12 days. Controlled temperature fermentation in stainless steel tanks at between 22º-28º C.

Tasting Notes

Cherry red, intense has a ripe fruit nose, is full bodied and elegantly textured; exhibits a long complex finish.

Food Pairing

Casual fare, chicken, pork, ribs. Pizza, pasta, rice based dishes, and grilled vegetables.

Production Info
Vineyard name
Tabuenca, Borja, Pozuelo
Soil composition
Iron-rich, Clay, Sand, Gravel, and Stony
Elevation
1,200-2,400 feet
Exposure
Eastern / Western
Harvest time
Mid October
First vintage of this wine
2008
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Garnacha
Maceration length
1-2
Malolactic fermentation
Yes
Analytical Data
Alcohol
14.5 %
pH level
3.6
Residual sugar
3 g/L
Acidity
5.3 g/L
Dry extract
30 g/L

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