Castillo Clavijo Maturana Tinta
100% Maturana Tinta.
Manual, in small cases during end of September.
A selection of younger vines with an average age of 15 years located in the heart of Rioja Alta (villages of Badarán and Briones) and planted at higher altitudes in order to maximize the variety’s fresh, fruity nature.
In stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of 26°C and kept on its fine lees for at least 4 months before bottling.
This grape variety comes from the Cabernet family (aka Casters in Bordeaux) displays a very intense (almost opaque) purple color. On the nose shows spicy notes (pepper, clove), with lots of black fruit aromas wrapped with a mineral and balsamic core. Vibrant acidity and silky tannins with an elegant mouthfeel and long finish. Get to be paired with frilled red Mears, barbecues, as well as strong sauces (stews, past, etc.) and firm cheeses.