Grape varieties: Bobal 40%, Tempranillo 30% and Merlot 30%.
Vineyards and soils: grapes come from the plot called “Viña Hormas Merlot” (4.5 ha), “Viña Norte Tempranillo” (5 ha) and “Bobal el Pitorral”. Planting pattern 3200 vines per ha. High density and leaf surface treillis.
Harvest: by hand in small boxes of 10 kg between the September, 15th and October 2nd 2016.
Winemaking: Each grape variety is fermented separately in stainless steel tanks with their own yeast. Maceration for three weeks. Malolactic fermentation in second use French oak from Allier forests (Boutes), fine-grained and slightly toasted.
Aging: each grape variety has been aged separately during 8 months in second use French oak from Allier forests (Boutes), fine-grained and slightly toasted.
Bottling: March 2018
Total production: 8 000 bottles
Tasting notes: cherry red colour with garnets hues. The nose is intense, with hints of red fruits and subtle ripe black fruits. The palate is fresh, meaty, tasty, creamy, very fruity, with hints of well integrated wood and a very nice final. The aftertaste is long and very well-balanced. In definitive it is a very elegant wine with the unique personality of the wines of Finca San Blas.
Food pairing: all kinds of red meats and game, spicy stews, rice, pasta, semi-soft and aged cheeses, foie gras, pates and cold cuts.
Temp. of service: 16-18ºC
Formats: 75 cl. / 12 bottles.