OUR WINES

Arcano produces three expressions of Tempranillo varietal, characterized by its high concentration, its expressivity, their balanced tannins and elegant notes: Carraroa, Arcano and Eternal.

Our vineyards are a patchwork of over fifteen tiny plots, which ensures complexity and richness. Our vines range from 25 to 100 years old. The oldest vineyards produce very low yields, (<1000kg/Ha), ensuring high concentration, expressive wines and robust quality. 

All of the work in the vineyards are entirely manual in order to maintain the balance of the vines and the quality of the grapes. Our vines are dry-farmed, managed organically and no pesticides are used.

The selection and production of our best grapes is the foundation of our wines.

 

Botella Carraroa 2015

CARRAROA

RIBERA DEL DUERO

Botella eternal 2015

ETERNAL

RIBERA DEL DUERO

Botella Arcano 2015

ARCANO

RIBERA DEL DUERO



Each plot is picked at the moment of optimal ripeness and our winemaking process consists of extracting each fruits full potential and ultimately ensuring that when the wine is bottled it carries the elegance, structure and intensity typical of our wines.

Eternal  is our Estate’s signature. It is a subtle blend of grapes from more than 8 parcels offering unique balance, elegance and power. Eternal’s style depends on the selection of exceptional vines, aged between 30, 50 and 100 years old in very different soils, non-irrigated soils. Year after year, their low yields deliver grapes of extreme concentration with intense fruit and structure.

Our practices of careful observation begin in the vineyard and continue in the winery. We work with nature and practice only minimal interference with natural processes. Utilizing wild ferments and intervening as little as possible, we let the grapes fully express themselves as they transmute into wine.

Vineyard: Hillside connecting the Duero valley with the moorlands at 900 m
Vineyard age: around 30 yearsl
Altitude: 850 mt. above sea level
Exposition: South
Terrain: Sandstones, limestone and lutites
Training system used: 
Plant Density:2000 per Ha
Grape production per plant: Approx. 1,50 Kg.
Wine type: dry red
Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo
Harvest: Late, by hand in crates with a careful selection of the grapes
Vinification: The cooled grapes are destalked and undergo a cold maceration for a week. Alcoholic fermentation starts at around 15 ºC with autochthonous yeasts.

Alcohol Content: 14,50%
Suitability for Storage: 10 years
Organoleptic characterictics: 

Best served at: 16° – 18°
Ideal with red meats, roasts, fowl and medium-aged cheeses

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