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Product code: 3402

Bodegas Bernabeleva, Manchomuelas, DO Madrid, Spain, 2016

Bodegas Bernabeleva, Manchomuelas, DO Madrid, Spain, 2016

Producer Profile

In the centre of Spain, a stone’s throw west of Madrid, is Bodegas Bernabeleva.

At the feet of the Cerro de Guisando and Gredos mountains this winery lets its vines stretch out their roots through the thin infertile sandy soils, formed from decomposed granite, to cling on to life. Four generations have tended these old hardy vines that have repaid the care and attention with quality fruit hand harvested from the organically managed vineyards. Plots of Garnacha, Albillo and Moscatel de Grano Menudo are vinified separately, neither fined nor filtered to ensure that both the land and love shown shine through.

Viticulture

A blend of native varieties from a young organically farmed (not certified) single vineyard on shallow granite, the south facing slope is next to the Aliseda creek at about 750 metres above sea level.

Winemaking

The must is fermented and aged in used 500 litre oak barriques for 10 months on it's fine lees.

Oak Treatment

Time: 10 Months
Type: French 300 and 500 Litre
% wine oaked: 100
% new oak: None

Tasting Note

Floral, stone fruits with orange blossom peeking through. Bright, fresh, hints of minerality... this wine doesn't dissapoint! Tiny quantity produced, get it while you can.

Food Matching

Fish and shellfish. Seafood Paella.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Field Blend 100%
ABV:
12%

Closure:
Natural cork

Colour:
White

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl