OSTATU Tinto 2018
  • OSTATU Tinto 2018
  • OSTATU Tinto 2018

Ostatu Tinto 2018


Our origins. Young red of carbonic maceration: the simplest and most natural fermentation of a wine. Made with Tempranillo, Viura, Graciano and Mazuelo from the youngest vineyards.




Winegrowers & winemakers:

Sáenz de Samaniego Family


D.O.C Rioja, Sub-zone Rioja Alavesa.



Vintage Classification:

Very Good

Market release:

December 2018


Vineyards and terrain:

The grapes come from our youngest plots, and are within a 6 km. radius from the winery, in the districts of Samaniego, Laguardia, and Elciego, at altitudes of between 450 m and 600 m above sea level. A combination of calcareous/clay and stony soils, with the subsoil made up of various layers of white rock.



Mediterranean climate with strong Atlantic influence. Extreme winter-summer contrast.

Precipitation: 734,8 litres.

Ave. Temp.: min 8°C / max 18,39°C / average 12,65°C.

Winkler index: 1552,5ºC

Rainy days: 149. Frozy mornings: 31

Average temperature of the soil: 13,72ºC


The vineyards:

92% Tempranillo, 2% Viura and 6% Graciano y Mazuelo.

Between 12 and 25 years old vineyards.

Plantation density: 3.000 vines/hectare.

Goblet and double cord pruning.

Production: 6.800 kg/hectare. 

Hand harvested and taken to the winery in small trailer loads from October 12th to 28h.



Strict carbonic maceration of the whole grapes in stainless steel vats. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats at a maximum temperature of 24°C with gentle stirring. For this wine we use the traditional grape treading. The wine is then kept in the vats until it is bottled. Lightly filtered.




Total Acidity


Volatile Acidity

Total SO2


13,14 %

5,92 gr/l         


0,22 gr/l

21 mg/l


Tasting notes:

‘Picota’ cherry colour with violet reflections. In the nose brings us memories of ripened red and black fruits, light citrus sign, flower petals and balsamic fragrance are rounding the set. Firm perfume of fruit and marked sign of the carbonic maceration process. In the mouth it is greedy, enveloping, with great personality.



155.000 bottles (75 cl)