F. Schatz Finca Sanguijuela 2008
The coupage to fall in love with
Name: F. Schatz Finca Sanguijuela
Type: Organic & Biodynamic red wine
Winery: Bodegas F. Schatz
Region: D.O Sierras de Malaga, Serranía de Ronda
Variety: Tempranillo, Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Elaboration: 15 months of ageing "sur lie" with "batonnage"* in French oak barrels and American oak. Ageing on natural fine lees, which is raised at regular intervals during a period of time between 2 - 6 months.
Colour: Red violet.
Nose: Red forest fruits (blachberry, blachcurrant). Delicate vanilla with chocolate.
Mouth: Harmony between fruit, acidity and oah barrel. Well structured and elegant tannins. Long aftertaste and very mineral.
Climatology: A windy spring, fresh and with enough rain. Almost without frost. The outbreah was in mid-March and flowering very homogeneous, started 20th and ended the 25th of May. The harvest began on September a with the Pinot Noir and ended on October a with the Petit Verdot. There were 2 heavy rains in the vintage, mid and late September of 30 Itr. each, which slowed ripening. The guality and guantity was excellent with very good acidity and sugars in all varieties. Overall it can be said, it was a cool year with some heat spihes in July and August, rainfall was well distributed over the whole year and growing season.