Vintage 2018: Gold medal in Grenache du Monde 2020 (the only wine of Castilla y León)
Vintage 2019: Gold medal in Grenache du Monde 2022 | 92 points Peñín | 91 points Robert Parker | 90 points TASTED by Andreas Larsson
|Vineyard area||1,1 ha.|
|Village State||Cabeza de Madroñalejo (El Barraco, Ávila)|
|Region||Northeast of Sierra de Gredos, Spain|
|Age||70 years old|
|Soil||Sandy, granite and poor in organic material|
|Viticulture||Sustainable with the environment. Mechanical mule tillage|
|Color||Medium depth cherry red.|
|Aromas||Mulberry, raspberry, cocoa. Memories of pepper, smoky touches|
and strawberry jam. Spicy notes in retronasal way.
|Palate||Smooth, persistent mouthfeel, with nerve and tension.|
- Optimum serving temperature: 15ºC – 16ºC
- Recommendations: It is recommended to uncork half an hour before serving.
Hand harvested in 15 kg boxes. When finished, grapes are storage in a cold room at about 5°C and vatted next day where a cold prefermentation was carried out. Manual selection grape to grape in selection table after destemming. Vatting by gravity.
Cold pre-fermentation maceration, temperature-controlled fermentation, malolactic fermentation in 500-litre French oak barrels. It is aged for 6 months in barrels and then in bottles.