El Anden De La Estacion, 2019
”It's a quaffable red with lots of Garnacha character (it might represent up to 30% of the blend, by far the highest in Garnacha from the portfolio). It's floral, juicy and expressive, very open and approachable. This is delicious and still quite complex.” Wine Advocate
Spain, Haro (Rioja)
92pts. Wine Advocate; 91pts. Guíapeñin
Red Blend (70% Tempranillo, 30% Garnacha)
The name pays homage to the train station that was responsible for shipping wine from Rioja to Bordeaux during the phylloxera blight in Bordeaux at the end of the 19th century. Sustainably farmed
The bunches are destemmed and sorted via optical sorter. Whole berries macerate in 16,000L vats coopered by the Muga family's in house cooperate and begin fermentation via pied de cuve (to guarantee the quality of the spontaneous fermentation).
Yes. Malolactic is delayed due to maintaining cool cellar temperatures by facilitating natural airflow through the bodega.
Maturation Mode & Time:
The wine is aged for 14 months in neutral own-coopered barriques of French and Central European oak.