Gravedad Tinta de Toro 2017 14.5% (Red Wine) (Spain) (DO Toro)
Toro’s sandy soil is covered with boulders and chalky subsoil mixed with sandstone. Dry and barren. Altitude: 620-750 m.
Extreme continental weather, long and very cold winters, short summers with high temperatures and important variations during the same day. Rain is concentrated in autumn and spring.
Yield ranges from 3.000 kgs to 5.000 per hectare. Grapes are collected manually in small crates of 10 kgs. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks of 10.000 litres at temperatures below 22-23°C. This is to induce a prolonged contact of the must with the skins focused to prepare an optimum polymerization during the 6 months of aging process in new barrels of American and French oak. Thes have a capacity of 225 litres.