Dense purple colour, the fruit flavors like black currant and cherry are dominant, but perfected emblessed with balsamic and mineral notes typical of the variety Monastrell. The primary tastes is sweetness with agradables tannins. It should be noted the perfect balance of fruit and the toasted of the oak.
Vinification Details: From old vines hand harvested early in the morning at the optimum time of maturity. Fermentation in small stainless steel tanks to 25 28°C. and a 3-week maceration, extracting all the varietal characteristics. Stay for 8 months in American and French oak of 1 and 2 years, completing his upbringing with about 3 months in bottle.
Bodegas Arraez is a family winery with a long tradition. The winery was founded in 1916 by some winemakers and bought it later in 1950 by Antonio Arraez. Then he began to develop his own wines becoming to be one of the leaders in the region selling bulk and bottled wines from the Denominación de Origen Valencia. The winery is located in the town of Fuente de la Higuera with special clima and terroir. We got 35 Hec. of vineyards with indigenous grapes like, Monastrell, Tempranillo, Garnacha Tintorera, Macabeo and Muscat and other foreign grapes as Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.
Currently the company is in the third generation managed by Toni Arraez which is a young wine maker who has being elaborating wines in Ribera del Duero for some years and he has taken the winery to a further step beginning to build a new style of modern Spanish wines which have had a great success during this two last years in the national market.