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Characteristics of Conde Siruela Roble
Conde Siruela Roble is a red wine from Ribera del Duero produced by the Frutos Villar winery, founded in 1920. In 1988 the Frutos Villar winery acquired a winery in Ribera del Duero, the winery of Santa Eulalia, the first winery to produce Conde Siruela Roble.
The climate in the Ribera del Duero has a Mediterranean yet continental character, characterized by a rigorous low-moderate rainfall, dry summers and long winters with fluctuations throughout the seasons. This wine is made from grapes of the Tempranillo variety (100 %) from 200 hectares of vineyards cultivated by the 51 growers involved in this project. As for the process, traditional barrelling is performed in stainless steel tanks. The wort is fermented for 10-12 days in controlled temperatures of 25-27 ° C. After this, malolactic fermentation is carried out. Finally, Conde Siruela Roble remains for 3-4 months in American oak barrels.
Serve at 18ºC
Cold meat, Soft cheese, White meat, Roasted red meats
After a dry winter, spring came loaded with rain. Thankfully, this water was stored, since it was much needed during the extremely dry summer. The low temperatures during spring delayed the sprouting of the vines, which led the growth cycle to start with delay. However, this delay was offset thanks to the high temperatures recorded in July and August, to the point of delaying ripening in those younger vineyards.
The 2016 vintage beat the production record of the 2014 vintage. And not only in production, but also in quality due to the excellent weather conditions and the excellent health of the vineyards.
The wines from this vintage offer a lot of volume, with a good capacity to face the passing of time, with roundness and spectacular tannins. A harvest reminiscent of those of the late 80s and early 90s.
The 2015 vintage started with a winter that had good groundwater reserves. The spring was warm and dry until well into the month of June, when there were intense rainfall at the beginning of the blooming. A summer with some well spread out storms gave way to a very dry autumn.
The harvest was slightly ahead of the usual dates, but the analytical and organoleptic features, and the balance of the berries, were ideal. Thus enabled the harvest to take place at the optimal ripening time.
The wines from this vintage, which was classified as excellent, have a good colour intensity, significant fruity notes on the nose and a high tannic potential in the mouth, with sweet tannins that indicate the good phenolic ripening of the berries. A vintage reminiscent of the exceptional 2005 vintage.
After the withering in a mild winter, the warm start of spring brought sprouting forward by almost 10 days. The summer, which was quite cool and dry, enabled the good evolution of the growth cycle and a balanced ripening. This was a vintage without setbacks. Worth mentioning is the high production of this vintage due to good climatic behaviour during the harvest.
The wines from this vintage have great colour intensity, and a high fruity expression on the nose and in the mouth. Their balance and tannic potential stand out; these features show us the great potential to produce great wines for ageing, and for lighter and fruitier productions.
Reddish purple with a blue trim.
The nose is presented clean and frank, with aromas of ripe fruit and sweet spices like vanilla.
The palate is velvety, fleshy, balanced, soft and light. Long, elegant and persistent finish. Notes of aging.
SightViolet red colour with a bluish-lilac rim.NoseClean and frank aromas in the nose, with primary notes of ripe fruit.TasteVelvety, fleshy and light on the palate. Long, elegant and smooth passage through the mouth.
Ribera del Duero is a Denomination of Origin located on the northern plateau, bathed by the waters of the River Duero, where they produce delicious and recognised red wines with great complexity made from the Trinto Fino grape variety.