Varietal Blend: Tempranillo (24%), Cabernet
Sauvignon (31%), Merlot (19%)
Total Production: 3,200 cases (9lt cases)
Color: Intense cherry red
Nose: Mature blackberry, raspberry with hints of spice and cedar
Palate: Well structured with rich summer fruit flavors
Finish: Smooth and lingering
Each grape variety for Alta Marca is fermented in stainless steel tanks with
temperature controlled at 75º for 11 days. The wine is then barrel aged
for 5 months in 80% American oak and 20% French oak.
VA: 0.48 g/l
RS: 1.6 g/l
Filtration: 2.5 microns
TA: 4.97 g/l
Lees contact: No
WINEMAKER: Silvia Herrera Redondo
Bodegas Tagonius in DO Madrid produces the wines created by Luis Guemes. The winemaking tradition inMadrid goes back to the 13th century, when the red wines made here were already known for their strength.However, few of the Madrid wines were exported outside of the DO. Today in the hands of a new generation
of winemakers Madrid wines are contemporary, innovative and internationally sought after.
Bodegas Tagonius is located at an elevation of 1,500 ft. The vines are on average 15 years old. Soil is rich in clay, with notable components of lime and PH acid. The constant summer sun facilitates the growing of grapes with high sugar content and good levels of acidity. Grapes were hand-picked in September 2007.
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