The El Pedal from Hermanos Hernáiz is made with grapes from farms owne...
The El Pedal from Hermanos Hernáiz is made with grapes from farms owned by the Hernáiz family in five villages of Rioja Alta: Fuenmayor, Cenicero, Navarrete, Hornos de Moncalvillo and Baños de Rioja.
These vineyards, despite being Rioja Alta, are not located in an area as extreme as the most renowned estate of the family "La Emperatriz." Therefore, the climate is less Atlantic and the wines do not require long aging to reach their full potential. The Tempranillo varieties are grown over 30 years old.
The malolactic fermentation happens in cement tanks with control temperature. Is later on aged on 500 liters barrels for a few months. The wine bottles in the beginning on the spring and 10% of the previous vintage is blended to bring out character and structure.
Hermanos Hernaiz El Pedal 2017Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain