BRAND: Ébano Crianza
WINERY: Ébano Viñedos y Bodegas
VARIETY: 100% Tempranillo
TYPE OF WINE: Red
APELLATION: Ribera del Duero
DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 17-18ºC
Tempranillo hundred years old vines settled down in soils with low acidity levels and formed by slimy and clay sand layers soil. The system used to coduct the plant is the low-brush, which has a three arms and an 8 fertile bud/plant short pruning. Follow up and control of the vineyards during the full vegetative process, thanks to processes like stripping the leaves off, pruning in green plants and bunches clearing. The production is limited to 5.000 kg/ha. The harvest takes place around mid-October.
Ébano Crianza Tempranillo mainly comes from our one hundred-years-old low-brush vineyards. Handmade harvest in 20kg. cases. Grape selection table in the winery and destemming before entering the stainless steel tanks. Maceration and alcoholic fermentation made under a controlled temperature (25-26ºC) for about fifteen days. Aromas extraction is made during the fermentation. Then, the malolactic fermentation takes place. The wine is aged for thirteen months in French oak barrels. After that, the wine is bottled and aged for twelve more months in bottle prior its distribution.
It has an intense mazzard red, bright and attractive. There is a perfect balance between fruit and wood. It has high aromatic potential, highlighting mulberries, ripe black fruits and mineral notes. Nice toasted and creamy hints memories that come from the new oak. It is tasty and soft in the mouth with sweet tannins covered by a delicate fruity feeling.