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XdT 2004 XV ANIVERSARIO 3 Bottles

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Wine Type Red wine

Grape Variety

549 EUR

XdT XV ANIVERSARIO Edición LImitada is the best wine ever produced at XdT cellar. Only 1.000 numbered bottles have been produced.
Tempranillo 90%, Experimental Varieties 10%.
XdT is produced in Abalos (la Rioja. Spain), located on the old Roman via XXXIV, The oldest wine building in Rioja, a thousand years old considered one of La Rioja´s “Cathedrals of wine”,. XdT XV ANIVERSARIO is a highly innovative wine immune to fashions.

Grapes come from vineyards whose soil is clay and limestone rich in calcium carbonate with a stock vine age of more than 35 years for tempranillo. More than 20 years old vines for experimental varieties.
Less than 3500 kg per hectare are harvested.
Picked by hand in 18kg crates
A second manual selection is done at the winery ahead o de-stemming
Fermentation of the grapes done separately in oak vats, allowing the yeast content of each variety to retain and develop its own characteristics.
A pre-fermentation maceration is carried out at low temperature for better extraction.
Xdt is kept in new oak barrels for 15 months
50% Spanish Oak of extrafine grain from Navarre, wood aged for 36 months . Xdt is pioneer in its use. Project Developer with spanish Ministry of science
50% French oak.
Manual “batonnage” of each barrel and malolactic fermentation with fine lees.
Kept for 15 years at constant temperature and humidity in the winery´s main stone excavated cellar.
Labelled by hand.

Elegant, subtle and complex. Purple-colored, it offers up an alluring nose of toasty oak, pencil lead, spice box, violets, and blackberry. On the palate XdT XV ANIVERSARIO is extremely elegant with excellent volume, intense flavors, sweet tannins. Even though it is a subtle, it has enough structure to gain complexity with additional cellaring.
Drink from 2015 to 2029.
Decant the bottle 2 hours before tasting the wine.