Carpentum 2016 Pack: 3 or 6 bottles
Enjoy at home a handcrafted wine, 100% Grenache. Pre-phylloxera vineyard in the Sierra de Ávila at an altitude of 1050 metres. With a low yield. Elaborated in ancient clay vats, passing in its final process through French oak barrels of various uses. Straightforward wine, from the village. With body and tannin somewhat marked, it allows a very wide pairing.
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Carpentum, a word of Latin origin, used by the Romans to name chariots with a roof supported by four columns and pulled by horses. Also used to nominate the craftsmen who made them.
"Dedicated to our father, Mariano Maestre, carpenter, who continues to work the vineyard with his hands".
Location of the vineyards: Grape from Mancenra de Arriba, in the Sierra de Ávila.
Soil: Sandy. Decomposition of calanea and granitoids.
Altitude: 1050 m.
Age: Over 80 years old.
Viticulture: Vineyard on bush, with old vines. Natural fertilizer without the use of herbicides.
Characteristics: Wine from the Cruz de las Dehesas area. Sierra Avila. Up way. Valley of the river Zamplón, a tributary of the Duero River that originates in the Sierra.
Elaboration: Manual harvest. Grape stripped 100%. Native yeasts. Fermentation in 300 and 400 litre earthenware vats Ageing in 250 litre lightly toasted French oak barrels and 500 litre stainless steel barrels. Not subjected to stabilization and clarification processes.
Variety: 100% Grenache