La Botera

The magic of this vintage gives a pleasant structure and aging potential to the Botera.

d’envelliment a La Botera 2013.

La Botera

The magic of this vintage gives good structure and aging potential in La Botera.

 

Type
Red, D.O. Empordà

Varieties
60% Samsó (Carignan) and 40% Garnatxa negra (Red Grenache)

Climate
Mediterranean, with strong and dry northern wind (Tramuntana) and sea breezes in the afternoon

% vol
14.5%

Yield
Samsó old vines produce 3.500 Kg/ ha and Garnatxa around 4.000 Kg/ha, both are bush vines

Location of the Vineyards
In the plain, 50 meters high

Soils
63% Sandy, 23% Alluvial and 14% Clay

Harvest
Grapes picked by hand in the last week of September and in the beginning of October, using plastic crates.

Vinification Process
Chilling the grapes for 24 hours after they go through a crusher de stemmer before the cold maceration for 48 hours at 10oC. Fermentation and skin contact for 16 days at 24- 26oC.

Ageing Process
6 months in French oak barrels

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