Finca de Valdepalacios

GRAPE-VARIETY: 100% Tinta del País
BOTTLING: On April, 1st, 2020
VOLUME OF PRODUCTION: 1.716 bottles and 50 magnums
ALCOHOL DEGREE: 14,5 % by Vol.


Argillferous earth (red clay) with some limestone and layers of sand.


A cold winter with abundant rainfall delayed the shoot and the whole cycle of vegetation. A really hot summer caused high temperature differences between day and night. This helped to count on really well matured phenols.


The plot, about one hectare, is located in the South of the municipaliry, sloping smoothly down towards south-east. It consists in clay but with an important part of chalky soil and some sand. In the upper part it is quite compact. Although big part of the plot is Tinta del País there are also other varieties planted, both red and white ones. Garnacha is well present. The yields are low due to the age of the vines, but reasonable stable.


On October, 4th, 2018, 20. Grapes are picked manually, strongly seected, de-temmed. The must ferments by only the yeast of the grapes. Over-all maceration period: fourteen days.


The malolactic fermentation is run in oak-barrels. In these barrels the wine afterwards ages during fourteen months.