Monteavannos is a winery part of Ribera del Duero D.O. and who has born in 1987. It´s placed in Baños de Baldearados (Burgos) and it enjoy a rich land in the highest land from Ribera del Duero.
The winery surface is about 300 hectarees, third quarter part of them plainted before 1950 with Tinta Fina (the native type of grape). The rest is plainted in a mix between Tinta fina (Tempranillo) or Merlot at a height of 900m.
Bodega Montevannos made a wine with a lot of personality thanks to Ribera characteristics with dry summers and strong and low rainfall winters and a structure of chalky clay soil. the wine, in cellar, get older in more than 1000 american and french oak barrels where reaches it fullnes and richenes of wanted nuances.
This bodega owns a modest 33 hectares of vineyard but rents 25 more of very old vines which give real quality to the wines. Being fermented in stainless steel and without oak ageing this young red shows great purity of fruit and a trace of mineral from the clay and limestone soils from which it comes. Ribera del Duero in its purest state.
From among the highest vineyards of Ribera del Duero at an altitude of some 900 metres. The vines have to work hard and this provides good concentrated fruit, especially as the vines are over 60 years old, which gives great quality but low yields. The grapes are fermented separately in stainless steel before being blended together and ageing in barrels.
Made from 80 year old vines grown in the extreme conditions of the Ribera del Duero with bitter winters and hot summers and on poor soils. This makes for concentrated wines with distinct character which demonstrate the harsh growing environment. Small flavour-packed grapes are fermented separately in stainless steel before blending and oak ageing.
This Reserva is made from grapes selected from 80 year old vines grown in a continental climate on clay and limestone soils resulting in low yield but excellent quality. The purity of the fruit harmonises beautifully with the oak treatment which is never allowed to dominate the wine, but rather adds to its considerable complexity. This is a lovely wine,...