1 l = 15.33 €
Mas Estela, DO Emporda, Rucada, biodynamic redwine, 2017
The grapes grow in a small valley that captures the sun's rays throughout the day, which are stored by the shale soil. It is a few kilometers from the Mediterranean and therefore the Rucada Emporda DO can be described as very typical Mediterranean organic wine.
Color: very dark and dense ruby red
Nose: intense aromas of red and black berries, cocoa, raisins and subtle toasted notes (maturing in oak barrels).
Palate: Extremely powerful, rich in minerals, very personable and warm in the mouth. Its alcohol content of 15 ° taste noticeable, because it is very well integrated into the body and the structure of the Rucada wine.
Serving suggestion: Serve with 16 ° and enjoy till 2020. Goes well with red roasted or grilled meat, roast leg of lamb, aged cheeses.
Suited for vegans
Grape varieties: Grenache 95 %, Syrah 5%
Alcohol 15 % vol., contains sulphites
Other quality features:
Only fermented with the grapes own (endogenous) yeasts
Biodynamic farming and winemaking
Organic wine certified by ENAC, ES-ECO-019-CT
We sourve this wine directly from Mas Estela in 17489 Selva de Mar, Emporda, Spain
Organic wine processing Rucada
The cultivation and care of the vines that grow on shale terraces on a dry Steinberg 120 m height is based on biodynamic rules, which are also used in winemaking. Vintage takes place early in the morning in cool temperatures manually. Thus, the grapes are not damaged before the actual pressing, it is transported to the cellar in 18 kg small comprehensive plastic crates and not in large containers. Since the vineyards are located in the immediate vicinity of the Mas Estela is the way the grapes for processing shortly. Here the berries are separated from the panicles, macerated cold in stainless steel tanks and fermented at 22° C only with the grapes own yeast. This organic wine is bottled without fining and filtering.
French top chef and restaurateur who for 60 years was a permanent owner of a three-star restaurant and inventor of the "Nouvelle Cusisine", cookbook author, but also a profound wine connoisseur, has appreciated the wines of the Mas Estela very much. He and the team of his restaurant appreciated the wines of the Mas Estela very much and paid tribute to the owners Nuri, Didier and Didac as you can see on one of the photos.
For information and impressions of Mas Estela