Kalamity 2016

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KALAMITY was first made from the 2014 vintage and released in 2016. The idea is to bring together various grape varieties and different subregions (Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa) in one wine.

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KALAMITY was first made from the 2014 vintage and released in 2016. The idea is to bring together various grape varieties and different subregions (Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa) in one wine.

Viticulture and Vinification:

Vineyards

A vineyard of 3ha located in Cárdenas (Rioja Alta) at 580 metres altitude, dating back to 1903. Iron-rich clay soil. A 96 year old vineyard of 1 ha located in Elvillar (Rioja Alavesa) at 600 metres altitude. Calcareous clay soil.

Viticulture:

Organically with regenerative agriculture and maximum respect for the environment.

Vinification:

The best grapes from each plot are selected and vinified separately in 500 litre French oak barrels and concrete egg, using indigenous yeasts. After 12 months of ageing the blend is being decided.

Tasting notes:

Kalamity shows an array of aroma´s, from dark berry fruit to animal notes and from violets to spicy, peppery flavours. These aroma´s will develop into even more complexity in the coming years. A wine with enormous length and minerality.

Serving temperature:

16ºC

Food Pairing:

Hams, game meats, stews, truffles, white meats.

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Data sheet

Appellation
D.O. Ca. Rioja
Región
Rioja Alta & Rioja Alavesa
Vintage
2016
grape varieties
50% Tempranillo, 47% Grenache 2% Viura 1% White grenache
Alcohol
14,5%
Size
75 cl
Type of Wine
Crianza red wine
Ageing
Yes
Ageing in:
500l French oak barrels
Ageing time
12 months
Production
1.960 Units
Organic
Yes
Biodynamic
No

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