This is the fourth vintage of our Vinos de Pueblo range, where we seek to expressthe richness, uniqueness and diversity of Ribera del Duero. In this wine from the 2018 Vinos de Pueblo collection we wanted to show anauthentic Ribera del Duero profile. Two vineyards located in Olmedillo de Roa, Burgos, provided the grapes for this unique wine with a genuine, powerful Tinto Fino personality.
Outstanding fine nuances of ripe dark fruit set against a roasted coffee background.
Full-bodied andvigorous in the mouth, it evinces great cellaring capacity, showing ample tannins and great concentration, typical of the sandy soil where the vineyards are located.
Legaris is one of the D.O. Ribera del Duero's flagship wineries. An innovative winery, it offers boutique, artisan wines made in a modern way. Legaris lies in a privileged location, enjoying the D.O. Ribera del Duero's unique and exclusive climate. The origin of its wines, the great wealth and variety of its soils, high quality raw materials and very careful winemaking combine to ensure that the wines from Legaris express and extol the unique character of the area.
Alcoholic fermentation took place in small, tapered stainless-steel tanksand in another open tank.
It was allowed to take place spontaneously with wild yeasts, with the purpose of preserving the uniqueness of this area. Our intervention was minimal (except for frequent manual punchdowns) and the expression of the grape is at its maximum level. It was aged for 20 months in 225-L and 500-L (59 & 132 gal) French oak barrels. Subsequently, the final blend was made and bottled unfined (no fining, no filtering) in order to maintain its typicity. A total of 2,881 numbered bottles of this wine were filled in September 2020. This wine has a generic backlabel, like the rest of the winery’s most innovative range (Calmo Legaris, Páramos de Legaris and Vinos de Pueblo).
This wine is made exclusively with Tinto Fino grapes.
The grapes come from two vineyards, Centenaria and Cerezo Viejo. They are planted with bush-trained, 60-year-old vines at an altitude of 820 m (2690 ft) above sea level, on sandy soils, in the municipality of Olmedillo de Roa, Burgos. The vineyards’ sandy soils enable early grape ripening, a keyfactor in cooler growing seasons, such as 2018.