Cendal Garnacha VdT Castilla

Cendal

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Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Spain
Region: Castilla
Appellation: Vdt Castilla
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Grenache (Garnacha)
Vineyard: The vineyards are on average 70 years old and bush pruned. They are located in Mentrida which is a growing zone just south of Madrid. The plots come from two vineyards: La Serafina and El Cuartel
Orientation: The vineyards are at a high altitude between 400 and 600 meters so that there is a large diurnal temperature shift.
Soil: Sandy soil full of quartz and felspar. The soil is a result of erosion from the granite formations in the Gredos mountains. The soil is extremely poor in nutrients.
Viticulture: Old vines bush pruned and worked by hand.
Vinification: The grapes are destemmed and crushed then fermented in stainless steel tanks with temperature control. The wine undergoes malolactic then it is filtered, cold stabalized and bottled.
Aging: No oak aging.