The Apprentice is the latest addition to the family of the red wines of Legend of the Desert. It is a 100% tight red weevil aged for 3 months in American oak barrels and French in fourth and fifth use. It is very easy to drink, and wants to be like his older brothers, "The Doctor" and "The Musician".
It is also a very exclusive wine like his brothers.
Wine made with 100% unique and native weevil existing tight range in the southern part of the province of León.
Very poor deep soils, acidic, sandy loam, with lots of gravel and boulders.
Cold pre-maceration during 72 hours in stainless steel tanks at 8 ° C.
Alcoholic fermentation for 10-12 days at 28 ° C.
Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel
Aged in fourth and fifth use for 3 months. 75% French oak (Allier), 25% American oak (Missouri).
Method vegetable gelatin clarification and bentonite.
Stabilization method: No cold stabilization
Amicróbico by 1 micron filter
Source: Leon, Spain
Brand: The Apprentice
Type of wine: Red 3 months
Figure quality: OD Tierra de León
Age of vines: Over 15 years
Driving Vineyard: Trellis
Origin of the grapes: 50% own 50% bought
Control of vines: 100% due to the winery
Tasting notes: A view shows a nice red dress garnet intense, clean and bright. The nose of ripe red fruit are present with funds from wood. The palate is dry, cool, velvety, balanced and persistent.