El Barranco de San Julián
Grapes from one single vineyard: El Barranco de San Julián, in Laguardia. Year of plantation: 1930.
- Tempranillo 95%
- Other 5%
Grow Biodynamic viticulture. With maximum respect to the environment and its ecosystems to extract the singularity of the oldest and most special plot of the family.
Harvest Hand-harvested in boxes of 15kg. Selection of one or two cluster per vine. Secondary sorting in the winery. Yield: 3000 kg/ha.
Soil Deficit soil with large load of clays and limestone.
Method Fermentation with indegenious yeasts during 20 days with soft crushing and pump overs followed by the malolactic fermentation in 600 L oak barrel.
Breeding 18 months in 600 L oak barrels.
Bottling Bottling without finning nor stabilization.
Deep and elegant wine. Notes of an explicit nature. Uneven amalgam of nuances and sensations. Full of contrary reflections.
Consume To consume now or in the next 20 years.
Serve Between 14o and 16o. To open half an hour prior to its consumption to appreciate all its qualities.