90% Bobal - 10% Merlot
Selection of the grapes in the vineyard during harvest in crates of 15kg. The grapes are cooled down to 4C for 24 hours. Fermentation in stainless steal tanks of 10.000L and wooden casks of 1.000L. The cap is submerged very gently. Total period of fermentation and maceration is 26 to 34 days. Only free run wine is used. Barrel ageing in carefully selected French oak barrels of 225L (30% new and 70% second and third year).
Soils and Vines
Vineyards are located at an altitude of 850m above sea level on a north facing hillside. Sustainable viticulture. Calcareous soils with a sandy loam texture allowing a good water infiltration and good aeration suitable for in-depth development of the roots. 27 to 45 year old vines. Low yield of 1,2 kg per vine or 10HL / Ha.