Denominacion de Origen
Vino de la Tierra de Castilla
Non denomination vineyards in Manchuela, Spain.
Multiple vineyards managed by Dominio de Eguren in Manchuela, Spain.
Between 1946 and 1986.
Dominio de Eguren manages and controls multiple vineyards in Manchuela Spain. The Eguren family sets themselves apart compared to other Vino de la Tierra wines by selecting vineyards with advanced age and low yields, and performing a rigorous selection of the grapes.
Poor calcareous clay soils with a high proportion of limestone. The surface is spotted with pebbles, resulting in good surface drainage.
Continental climate with a Mediterranean influence.
Cold maceration followed by a six-day fermentation with two pump-over’s daily. Controlled micro-oxygenation during the fermentation. Eight-day post fermentative maceration.
Six months in stainless steel and cement deposits followed by six months in French and American Bordelaise oak barrels.
A more complex and nuanced wine from Dominio de Eguren that is the result of a more rigorous selection of grapes from lower yielding vineyards followed by a light ageing process. Mature fruit intermixed with spices and toasted coffee.