GRAPE-VARIETY: 100% Garnacha
BOTTLING: On July, 1st, 2021
VOLUME OF PRODUCTION: 380 bottles and 50 magnums
ALCOHOL DEGREE: 16,0 % by Vol.
Argillferous earth (red clay) with some limestone and layers of sand.
A really cold winter caused some delay of the shoot. In the summer the high temperatures brought huge differences of temperature between day and night, the phenolic ripening resulted very well.
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 September, 22th, 2020. Grapes are picked manually, strongly seected, de-temmed. The must ferments by only the yeast of the grapes. Over-all maceration period: eight days.
The malolactic fermentation is run in oak-barrels. In these barrels the wine afterwards ages during four months on its fine lees.