Otazu - Spain - Navarre

Vitral - 2005

Price : 264.00$
Grape Varieties : Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo  
Caract. : Red wine  
SAQ Code : 12797660  
Inventaire : Signature  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 1 

Tasting :

"A glass-coating opaque purple color, it sports an already complex perfume of toasty oak, pencil lead, mineral, espresso, black cherry, and blackberry. On the palate it is dense, layered." - J.M. Wine Advocate -R. Parker

Wine Pairing :

Serve with grilled or roasted red meat, lamb, and strong cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 95% & Tempranillo 5%
  • Age of vines : 20 years
  • Irrigation: none
  • Harvest: manual
  • Fermentation : French new oak barrique during 15 days
  • Maturation: French new oak barrique during 18 months. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast: indigenous
  • Cellar : 15-20 years
  • Decanting: 4h+

See the Press Review


Vintage 2004

  • Guide Peñin 2011: 94 pts.
  • Wine Advocate –R. Parker : 92 pts. « The best of the red wines… »
  • Decanter Award : Silver medal

Vintage 2003

  • Guide Peñin 2009 : 96 pts. –Awarded "Exceptionnal wine" only given to 6 other wines
  • Vinos de España 2009: Best new wine! -All category

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