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Horcajo 2015

Horcajo

2015

Horcajo is the newest Cepa 21 wine made in the Ribera del Duero. It achieves its maximum expressiven...

75.65

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Horcajo 2015

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2015

Review

Horcajo is the newest Cepa 21 wine made in the Ribera del Duero. It achieves its maximum expressiveness thanks to using only Tempranillo grapes from the Horcajo plot, one of the most interesting plots they own. A wine with great potential, and a very limited production — only 1457 bottles.

It is aged for eighteen months in new French oak barrels and shows an intense and lively Picota cherry colour. Elegant and complex on the nose, it is loaded with ripe black fruit backed up by nuances the wine has received from its time in wood. Its balance, warmth, and persistence are very clear in the mouth.

Vineyard

  • Climate:Continental

Production

  • Ageing period:18 months
  • Barrel age:New
  • Type of wood:French oak

Tasting notes

  • ViewPicota cherry red / Intense
  • Bouquet:Ageing notes / Ripe fruit / Complex
  • Mouth:Balanced / Persistent / Long / Warm

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 15ºC and 17ºC
  • Decanting:Aeration is recommended

Bodegas Cepa 21

Bodegas Cepa 21

The Bodegas Cepa 21 winery building, opened in 2007, is located in Castrillo de Duero, on top of a small promontory that offers magnificent views of the vineyards and surrounding countryside. This is where, the brothers José and Javier Moro, the third generation of the Bodegas Emilio Moro, put every effort into extracting the essence of the fruit and making modern wines, aimed at the sort of consumer that's open-minded and well-informed. They have involved several of their wi...