Finca la Nava

GRAPE-VARIETY: 100% Tinta del País
EMBOTELLADO: 23 de mayo del 2019
VOLUME OF PRODUCTION: 1.195 bottles and 50 magnums
ALCOHOL DEGREE: 14,5 % by Vol.


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


After a cold and dry winter sping started with high temperatures. Then frost in April caused big damage, it also affected the whole cycle of vegetaion. A really dry summer intensified these problems. Mild temperaturas in September and some rainfall forced a slow maturation, the grapes got picked late but in really good conditions


Finca la Nava got planted in the year 1996, using a clone which gives small berries. The plot (0,8 ha) consists in red clay, some broken stones on the surface. In the lower part, rhe plot slopes down towards rhe North, it is mixed with sand and alluvial earth. Due to the climatic challenges the yields are always small.


On September, 18th, 2017. Grapes are picked manually, strongly seected, de-temmed. The must ferments by only the yeast of the grapes. Over-all maceration period: eleven days.


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