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K5 Arginano Txakolina 2012

K5 Arginano Txakolina 750ml 2012    
Sku: 1860906*

Tasting notes
White wine light, clean, yellow color with hints of greenish hues. Aroma Intense aromas of fruits and minerals. Flavor A medium body complexity with vibrant fruit flavors which are supported with a rich mouth-feel and enlivened with the delicate acidity from the cool coastal climate of the Basque Country.

Wine maker notes
Our vines contain 100% Hondarribi Zuri grape varietal and they have been planted using a trellis framework. The vine grows from a benevolent slate-rich soil and in a warm humid climate. The vineyard is directly impacted by sea winds and also the nearby forrests of oak, chestnuts and beech trees. Grape yield is kept low with just a yield of between 2, 5 and 3, 5 Kgs. per vine, in order to achieve the highest possible quality. All these features help bestow a unique personality to K5 that distinguishes it from all other wines. The scrupulous year round care and cultivation of our vineyards are tended to by our expert staff: Abel, Ruben, Mikel, and Felix. The harvest begins with the arrival of autumn and the winery only uses grape from its own vineyards. Vinification: The grape is unloaded through gravity. First there is a pelicular maceration made at 10 C over the first 12 hours, thus helping to attain greater complexity and a more intense aroma. Alcoholic fermentation: In stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16 C. Storage: From 4 to 6 months in stainless steel tanks at 9 C.

Food pairing
Txakolina, is a young, refreshing, fruity white wine, made from the indigenous Hondarribi grape variety. This grape grows in The Basque Country, mostly on the hilly slopes overlooking The Cantabrian Sea. Alcoholic content is between 10,5 and 11,5 Vol. Best served at a temperature of 8 C. Serve from bottle into a wine glass from a maximum height of 10cm. Once poured into the glass, this wine releases some small carbon bubbles and emits a wide range of aromas. Suitable Food Pairing: Salads, Sushi, Seafood, Fish and White Meats.

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Country: Spain
Region: Pais Vasco
Sub-Region: Getariako Txakolina
Grape Varietal: Hondarrabi Zuri
Type: Still wine
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