Itsasmendi 7 Eklipse Red wine
From the heart of a holm oak grove, a marriage of Pinot Noir and Hondarrabi Beltza. Within the framework of an R&D project in collaboration with the Council of Bizkaia and the D.O. Bizkaiko Txakolina called Agricultural and oenological behaviour of the varieties Pinot Noir and Hondarrabi Beltza. Vineyards: Vines more than 20 years old located in Gorliz (1 ha) and Muskiz (0.75 ha), within the area known as the Cantabrian holm oak groves (clay-loam soil with a limestone origin) of the varieties Pinot Noir and Hondarrabi Beltza. Climate: The proximity to the Bay of Biscay provides a microclimate with an average rainfall on the plots of around 931 mm/year.
A blend of Pinot Noir (65%) and Hondarrabi beltza (35%). These two Atlantic varieties with marked “terroir” character, elegantly yet frankly encapsulate the geographical characteristics of the two parcels, both located close to the sea. Fermented in stainless steel conical tanks and aged for ten months in a 2,000 litre French oak vat, bring structure and complexity to this 13.5% alc Txacoli..
Located in Gorliz (1.1 ha) and Muskiz (0.75 ha) vines over 20 years old, situated within what is known as a Cantabrian holm oak grove. Soils of lime and clay, of limestone origin.
With the relatively light colour indicating the presence of Pinot Noir, we discover a new concept of Atlantic red wine, fresh and full of nuances. Intriguing and highly recommended for accompanying fish.
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