Piélago 2008 (red)
Bodega: Jiménez-Landi
Winemaker: Daniel Gómez Jiménez-Landi
Region: DO Méntrida
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GRAPE
VARIETY
100% Garnacha
VINEYARD
Vineyard Location: town of El Real de San Vicente. Climate: Continental - Mediterranean Soil: Sand (silica) of granitic origin. Pitches: 7 different plots. Orientation: Depending on the vineyard Altitude: 700-850 meters Vine age: 40-70 years
PRODUCTION METHOD
Harvest by hand in small boxes. The vineyards are vinified separately in small French oak vats and barrels open 500 liters. With whole grape stalk (between 30-100% depending on the vineyard). Pre-fermentation maceration in cold (2-7 days) Extractions soft without using pumps (toe with feet) Maceration time: between 10 and 30 days. Natural malolactic fermentation in barrels. Aging on lees.
ALCOHOL %
14.5% by Volume
AGING
14 months in French oak casks of 500 to 1,500 liters.
TOTAL PRODUCTION
7000 bottles