The estate is divided into individual vineyards. The grapes for this wine are come from the Finca Torresales vineyard. Vines are trained on wires using a trellised system to a height of 1.8m, and are pruned to leave a single spur, this form of pruning is known as ‘unilateral cordon de royat’. There are 4115 vines per ha. producing 1.5kg of fruit per plant.
2nd week of August. Night harvest between midnight and 8 am
The freshly picked grapes are gently pressed and then left the settle then fermented separately in a traditional way at a controlled temperature of 14ºC in stainless steel tanks. Following the alcoholic fermentation the wines are blended together.
Aged for less than three months with a daily ‘bâtonnage’, or stirring.