Bardos Reserva 2016

Structure and complexity

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Vineyard

Old low-yield vineyards of Tinta del País, located in Moradillo de Roa (Burgos), in the heart of the Páramo de Corcos at more than 900 meters above sea level. Tinta del Pais comes also from the Soria vineyards around San Esteban de Gormaz, where they are grown at an altitude of almost 1,000 meters on ferrous clay soils. The Cabernet Sauvignon comes from a younger vineyard, planted in the late 90’s in the Fuentemolinos area, also in Burgos.

Harvest

Manual harvest of selected grapes between October 7 and 17.

Winemaking

Fermentation and maceration during 4 weeks in 15,000 kg vats at 28ºC. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels.

Varieties
Tinta del País and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Alcohol content
14,5% Vol.

Aging
16 months in new French oak barrels.

Tasting notes

Colour

Black cherry colour with deep violet edge.

Nose

Aroma is complex and attractive, it reminds of black fruits, chocolate and fine French oak wood.

Palate

Fleshy and powerful, with strong personality that comes from Tinta del País. Acidity and tannins are nicely balanced and contribute to its caracter. Aftertaste is long and persistent.

95 points
Tim Atkin MW. 2016 vintage.

Silver Medal 
International Wine Challenge 2017. 2012 vintage.

Silver Medal
Mundus Vini 2017. 2012 vintage.

Silver Medal 
Tempranillos al Mundo Awards 2015. 2010 vintage.

Silver Medal  
Tempranillos al Mundo Awards 2015. 2010 vintage.

Top 100
Best of Spain Prowein 2016. 2011 vintage.

90 points
Wine Esthusiast Magazine. 2012 vintage.

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