Viticultura tradicional
orgánica y sostenible

Organic and sustainable
traditional viticulture

Vinos /

Rioja

La Bicicleta Voladora 2021

Traditional, Organic & Sustainable Viticulture
 
Bodega: Germán R. Blanco (Aldeanueva del Ebro).
Winemaking: Germán R. Blanco / Javier Colio.
Viticulture: Selected winegrowers.
Wine name: La Bicicleta Voladora
Vintage: 2021.
Vintage classification: excellent
Bottling date: May 2022.
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: 23 – 53 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 2021.
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.
Pumping over / punching down: gentle pumping over.
Malolactic fermentation: Yes: In concrete tanks.
Ageing: 8 months in concrete tanks ,amphoras and “Flextank” eggs.
Alcohol: 13% Vol.
Filtration: No.
Clarifcation: With clay, very light.
Stabilization: Yes, with the natural cold of winter.
Production 2021: 75.000 bottles of 75cl.