Artuke Artuke Artuke "La Condenada" Rioja 2014 Download PDF

Winery Bodegas y Viñedos Artuke
Varieties80%Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha, Graciano and Cagazel/Calgraño (related to Palomino grape)
Farming Practicesorganic and biodynamic practices
Soilssandy with a substrata of sandstone
Trellis systemvaso
Altitude520 meters above sea level (1706 ft)
Harvest Techniquevineyard selection of best grape clusters only / hand harvested into small containers
Year Vines Were Planted1920
Yeastnative yeasts
Fermentationtraditional, whole-berry and whole-cluster fermentation / gravity fed into 2000L tank / daily pumpovers
Malolacticspontaneous malo. in French barricas
Maturation12-16 mos in French barricas (500L)
Item NoSP105-14
Bottle Case12
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Sub-region Baños de Ebro

“La Condenada was a vineyard long since abandoned and “condemned” to extinction. In 2012 the Blanco family purchased the site and began its recuperation. 8 ha are planted on sandy soil with a substrata of sandstone. The vines compete with the rock for survival.” More at