Viticultura tradicional
orgánica y sostenible

Organic and sustainable
traditional viticulture

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La Bicicleta Voladora 2018-Crianza-

Traditional , Organic & Sustainable Viticulture

Winary: Germán R. Blanco (Aldeanueva del Ebro).
Winemaking: Germán R. Blanco / Javier Colio.
Viticulture: Selected winewrowers
Wine name: La Bicicleta Voladora
Vintage: 2018.
Vintage classification: Very good.
Bottling date: November 2020.
Vineyards: Los Riscos and La Hoya.
Altitude: between 335 and 359m a.s.l.
Location: Alfaro y Aldeanueva del Ebro
Region: La Rioja
Soils: very stony clay limestone. Very deep.
Exposure: south-facing.
Grape varieties: Tempranillo and Viura.
Vineyard age: 22 – 52 years old.
Pruning: traditional bush-vine and trellis training 
Irrigation: No.
De-budding: yes.
Suckering: yes.
Topping: yes.
Leaf-plucking: yes
Harvest date: 3th week of  September.
Grape selection: Yes, in the vineyard.
Destalking: yes
Crushing: No.
Sulphur: minimum dose at bottling.
Tanks: concrete, amphoras and “Flextank” eggs.
Pre-fermentation maceration: Yes. 4 days.
Fermentation temperature: 21°C.
Indigenous yeast used in fermentation with no other additives
Pumping over / punching down: gentle pumping over.
Malolactic fermentation: Yes: In concrete tanks.
Ageing: 13 months in old 225l French Oak barrels
Alcohol: 13,5%.
Filtration: No.
Clarifcation: With clay, very light.
Stabilization: Yes, with the natural cold of winter.
Production 2018: 6000 bottles of 75cl