When we think of names for our wines we like them to reflect the intention of each one of them. The name of this wine is marked mainly by the variety, the Albillo Real, a complex and capricious grape that needs a lot of sense(s) to be able to elaborate a singular wine of high expression. The result of this effort is Con_Sentido 2019.
Location of the vineyards: Grapes from several selected plots in Cebreros. Soil: Granitic. Silt-sandy texture. Depth of soil from 50 to 100 cm. Altitude: between 800 and 850 m. Age: from 50 to 70 years old. Orientation: Southeast, north, northeast.
Viticulture: Vineyard on bush, with old vines. Natural fertilizer without the use of herbicides.
Characteristics: Wine from several plots of land located in the Alberche de Cebreros Valley.
Elaboration: Manual harvest. Grape stripped 100%. Native yeasts.
Fermentation in 3,000 litre stainless steel tanks. Prefermentative maceration on the skins and natural decanting for 24 hours. Passage through its fine lees to fudre of 3000 liters, of which 1300 were selected. Aged for 6 months in used French oak barrels of 400 and 650 l. Not subjected to stabilization and clarification processes.
Variety: Albillo Real 100%.
O. Cebreros: Cebreros is located in the centre of Spain, in the south of the province of Avila, bordering the provinces of Madrid and Toledo. Nestled in the Central Iberian System between the Alberche River, which gives its name to the valley in which it is located (Alberche Valley) and the Tiétar Valley in the foothills of the Sierra de Gredos, separating both basins and providing different microclimates, more continental-Atlantic in the Alberche and more Mediterranean in the Tiétar, which give the fruit its own characteristics and differentiated according to the area of the vineyard, as well as the terroir in which the vines are located and the altitude of the area.