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Characteristics of Finca La Emperatriz Tempranillo
Finca La Emperatriz Tempranillo is a red wine from the D.O Rioja produced by Finca La Emperatriz. This winery is located in Baños de Rioja, one of the highest regions in the Rioja Alta.
As its' name indicates Finca La Emperatriz Tempranillo is a monovarietal of Tempranillo. The grapes originate from the parcels 8, 9, 12, 14 and 19 from Finca de Emperatriz.
This wine forms part of the series "Coupage Clásicos" (Classic blends) of which the wines are produced from a combination of grapes from different plots of land.
For its production the grapes are macerated in stainless steel containers for 8 days. After which, the must is fermented with its husks in the same containers for a further 8 days with daily pump overs.
Furthermore, there is a bleeding process to eliminate the larger lees, in order to maintain the wine with finer lees. Finally, Finca La Emperatriz Tempranillo received a malolactic fermentation in wooden casks.
SightRed violet medium-high body, very clean, bright and attractive.NoseLarge aromatic intensity with aromas of red fruit combined with floral and mineral notes.
TasteOn the palate, strong and fleshly. Passing is unctuous and tasty with memories of red fruit. Good acidity and the tannins are well integrated. Long finish and lightly mineral.
SightVery attractive violet red.NoseHigh intensity with floral (violets) and fruit (Strawberry) notes that characterize the Tempranillo de la Rioja Alta. Subtle minerality.TasteOn the palate it is powerful, rich, round and sweet with a high fruitiness. Easy to drink. A fresh and fruity finish with a certain mineral note which charcterises many of the wines from Finca la Emperatriz.
La Rioja is one of the most important areas of wine production in the world. It has a long history, and exceptional soils and climates. From the Tempranillo and Grenache varieties they make great red wines that are masterfully aged which demonstrates the experience passed from generation to generation.
Other wines from D.O. D.O.Ca. Rioja
Finca La Emperatriz is a relatively young winery in La Rioja that cultivates its vineyards with millimetric precision. They are parcelled out to produce modern wines, both in classic coupages with grapes of different varieties and plots, to achieve round, balanced and tasty wines. Just as in their single-vineyard wines, which show the personality of the grape and the character of the specific terroir where they come from.