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HIRUZTA ROSÉ WINETASTING SPEC SHEET

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NAME: Hiruzta Rosé is a modern rosé Txakoli made from the Hondarrabi Beltza grape grown at the winery’s own vineyards in Hondarribia.

DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Getariako Txakolina.

VINEYARD: The winery’s own 11 ha. vineyard is located in the surroundings of the winery itself, at the foothills of Jaizkibel Mountain. It is oriented towards the mid-day sun which protects it from the wind and damp of the nearby Cantabrian sea, thereby enjoying excellent sunshine. Trellis grown vineyard using double Guyot training system. Plantation layout: 2.60 x 1.20 (4,000 strains/hectare). Soil with a thick bedrock layer and clayish marly.

VARIETY: 70% Hondarrabi Beltz and 30% Hondarrabi Zuri

TYPE: Saignée rosé Txakoli.

PROCESS: Grapes selected for harvesting at the winery’s Hondarrabi Beltza vineyard, picked and transported in small crates. Destemming and crushing. Maceration in tank for 4 to 6 hours at a temperature of 8º to 10º C, followed by straining or bleeding (saignée) of the pink must. Fermentation at a controlled temperature of between 16 and 18º C. Gentle clarification and stabilisation.

TASTING NOTES: Redcurrant-pink colour with rich aromas of red fruits such as strawberries and black currants over a citrus background and fine vegetal notes. Very fresh in the mouth with a balanced acidity accentuated by a hint of carbonic gas, offering a pleasing palate and a long, aromatic finish.

GASTRONOMY: Appetisers, hors d’oeuvres, mild and semi-cured cheeses, shellfish, fish, rice, pulses, pasta, cold meats and white meat. Serving temperature: 8º to 10ºC. Store in a well-ventilated cool dark place. Good development in the bottle for up to two years.

 

 


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