Finca La Emperatriz Parcela Nº1 Rioja DOCa

Finca La Emperatriz is a winery with an extensive vineyard estate in Rioja Alta.
The name derives from those who owned the land in the XIX century, Eugenia de Montijo, who was married to the Emperor Napoleon III. A cellar full of history and tradition that continues to produce excellent wines.

Made from a selection of the oldest vines (bush vines with an average age over 60 years) within plot number 1 at the Finca La Emperatriz estate, planted on an impressive terroir with a layer of large white pebbles to a depth of about 40 cm, covering a loose, sandy sub-soil.

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VARIETALS
100% Tempranillo

VINTAGE
2015

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 14.5%
Total acidity 5.4 g/l
pH 3.71

APPEARANCE
Deep ruby colour with lively red rim.

NOSE
Complex nose with black fruit, as plum and cherry, and pencil lead aromas laced by minty and clove notes.

PALATE
Broad, powerful palate with good fruit concentration and balance.
Resolved tannin leading to a long finish with liquorice and black fruit notes.
A pure Tempranillo with good ripeness.

AGEING
Aged for 18 months in new, fine-grained French oak barrels.
The wine was bottled without fining or cold stabilization.

PAIRING
Goes well with game, roasted lamb or stew.

READINESS FOR DRINKING
Enjoy it now or through about 2027.

RATINGS

93pts 

91pts 

4.2

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