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2019 El Mozo, Herrigoia, Rioja, Spain

2019 El Mozo, Herrigoia, Rioja, Spain

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PRODUCER

EL MOZO

COUNTRY

SPAIN

REGION

RIOJA

GRAPE VARIETY

TEMPRANILLO, VIURA, MALVASIA

VINTAGE

2019

VITICOLTURE

BIODYNAMIC

TASTING NOTES

JUICY RED WITH CRANBERRY REDCURRANT BLACK CHERRY, PLUM AND DAMSON FRUIT FLAVOURS, FOLLOWED BY SOME DRIED CRANBERRIES, GREAT ACIDITY & SOFT TANNINS.

CURIOSITY

THE VINEYARDS ́ 9 HECTARES ARE SPREAD OUT OVER THE TOWN OF LA RIOJA ALAVESA DE LANCIEGO, SOME OF THE VINES ARE MORE THAN 70 YEARS OLD. THE GRAPES USED TO PRODUCE THE HERRIGOIA COME FROM 10 MICRO-PLOTS AND THE VARIETALS ARE 85% TEMPRANILLO AND THE REST VIURA AND MALVASÍA. THE GRAPES FERMENT IN BIG CEMENT TANKS, WHERE CARBONIC MACERATION TAKES PLACE AND ALSO WHERE IT AGES.
IN BASQUE HERRI MEANS TOWN AND GOIA MEANS UP, ROUGHLY TRANSLATED AS UPTOWN HIGHER GROUNDS. THIS TERROIR RESULTS IN FRESH WINES WITH GREAT ACIDITY.