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Ameztoi Txakolina "Stimatum"

Ameztoi Txakolina "Stimatum"

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Varietal(s): Hondarribi Beltza

In the 2000s, when almost all of the other local wineries gave up on the indigenous red hondarrabi beltza vines, the Ameztoi family retained their old vines, giving their wines such exceptional vibrancy and complexity. Stimatum is inspired by the historic claret-style wines which were once produced in the area before phylloxera.

The backbone of the blend comes from an old hondarrabi beltza vineyard planted in 1840, preserved by the Ameztoi family for generations. The traditional style of Stimatum is true to the origins of the Getariako region’s winemaking tradition, a low-alcohol wine with a luminous, refreshing frame and the signature spritz of natural, residual CO2. It is a fantastic, natural accompaniment to the local calamares en sutinta, squid served in its own ink.

Site: Getaria at 50m to 200m
Vine Age: Vines planted from 1918 to 2008
Soil: Clay calcareous
Vinification: Fermented with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tanks, 20 days of skin contact.
Bottling: Bottled with residual carbonation.
Farming: Ecologic
Vegan: Yes

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