DV Aires 2009
Reveals the potential of the Petit Verdot in Andalusia
Name: DV Aires
Type: Sustainable Red Wine
Winery: Descalzos Viejos
Region: D.O. Sierras de Málaga. Serranía deRonda
Variety: Petit Verdot, Garnacha
Elaboration: This wine was elaborated from our Petit Verdot and Garnacha grapes, cultivated in Finca Descalzos Viejos. The soil is calcareous and somewhat stony soil of a loose texture with a high clay content, what adds minerality to the wine. 16 months in French oak barrels.
Colour: Dark cherry-coloured,violet borders with a deep coloured rim.
Nose: Original expression on the nose, mineral and earthy aromas, ending with tapenade nuances.
Mouth: Powerful and broad mouth, pleasant in tannin and good acidity. Reveals the potential of the Petit Verdot in Andalucia.
Climatology: The vintage 2009 had abundant rainfall at the end of summer with mild temperatures, which produced wines with good acidity.
Average Temperature: 16ºC-18ºC
Pluviometry: 400/500 mm/m2
Pairing: Bush game, spiced oriental rice, dark chocolate.