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Dominio de Eguren Protocolo Red Castilla 2014

External Review by We Speak Wine:

Producer information: Under the classification Vinos de la Tierra, Dominio de Eguren is distinguished from the rest of the wineries by its rigorous selection of vineyards situated in fabulous settings in the best production areas of Spain, advanced in age and with limited yield. The winery is located in the municipality of Páganos in the province of Alava and uses a total of 15 vineyards spread across domains of Vinos de la Tierra and Vinos de Mesa. This winery owns brands such as Códice, Épico, Protocolo, Torre Abalde and Estratego Real. The wines of Dominio de Eguren come from a rigorous selection of vineyards controlled by our property and situated in the main wine areas in Spain, close to 700 m in altitude, ranging in age from 30-70 years and a controlled production. The area is characterized by its continental climate, influenced by the Mediterranean through the east winds, with cold winters and hot, dry summers with high luminosity. The daily high temperatures caused by winds from the west, against the coolness and humidity of the night Mediterranean breeze, produce a large thermal amplitude, which favours the synthesis of polyphenols over a long period of maturation. Rainfall is low, usually under 400 mm annually. The little rainfall from May to September creates a perfect environment for a healthy harvest and thus grapevines could be considered cultivated in an almost organic way. The vineyards, planted in the so called “marco real” (an ortogonal way of planting) with a density close to 1,200 plants / ha, are established on a clay soil with a limestone base, poor in organic matter and capable of retaining water in the early stages of the vegetative cycle before the arrival of the dry summer months. The varieties are Tempranillo, known as Cencibel in the area, Bobal, Airen and Macabeo they match perfectly to the growing conditions. Harvest is done manually from late September onwards, always under the supervision and quality standards set by the Eguren family, thus obtaining berries with a high content in their skins of polyphenol in red varieties and terpenes in whites.

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External Reviews for Dominio de Eguren Protocolo Red Castilla

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Source: We Speak Wine
01/16/2017

Producer information: Under the classification Vinos de la Tierra, Dominio de Eguren is distinguished from the rest of the wineries by its rigorous selection of vineyards situated in fabulous settings in the best production areas of Spain, advanced in age and with limited yield. The winery is located in the municipality of Páganos in the province of Alava and uses a total of 15 vineyards spread across domains of Vinos de la Tierra and Vinos de Mesa. This winery owns brands such as Códice, Épico, Protocolo, Torre Abalde and Estratego Real. The wines of Dominio de Eguren come from a rigorous selection of vineyards controlled by our property and situated in the main wine areas in Spain, close to 700 m in altitude, ranging in age from 30-70 years and a controlled production. The area is characterized by its continental climate, influenced by the Mediterranean through the east winds, with cold winters and hot, dry summers with high luminosity. The daily high temperatures caused by winds from the west, against the coolness and humidity of the night Mediterranean breeze, produce a large thermal amplitude, which favours the synthesis of polyphenols over a long period of maturation. Rainfall is low, usually under 400 mm annually. The little rainfall from May to September creates a perfect environment for a healthy harvest and thus grapevines could be considered cultivated in an almost organic way. The vineyards, planted in the so called “marco real” (an ortogonal way of planting) with a density close to 1,200 plants / ha, are established on a clay soil with a limestone base, poor in organic matter and capable of retaining water in the early stages of the vegetative cycle before the arrival of the dry summer months. The varieties are Tempranillo, known as Cencibel in the area, Bobal, Airen and Macabeo they match perfectly to the growing conditions. Harvest is done manually from late September onwards, always under the supervision and quality standards set by the Eguren family, thus obtaining berries with a high content in their skins of polyphenol in red varieties and terpenes in whites.




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