Jorge Ordóñez Málaga, S.L.

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Denominacion de Origen

D.O. Málaga & D.O. Sierras de Málaga

Location

Vélez-Málaga, Axarquía, Málaga

Varietal

100% Muscat de Alexandria. One of the oldest clones of the Muscat family and one of the only remaining genetically unmodified vitis vinifera cultivars remaining in the world today. The seafaring Phoenicians transplanted this grape from Alexandria, Egypt to Málaga 3,000 years ago.

Vineyards

Lagar del Fraile

Year(s) Planted

1920

Viticulture

Traditional dry farmed viticulture. Organic Gobelet trained vines. Cultivated completely by hand, with minimal human intervention. The majority of the vines receive no treatments whatsoever.

Soils

Mountain vineyards planted without terraces at inclinations of up to 70%. Slate and white quartz soils.

Climate

Mediterranean climate. Temperatures reach an average high of 86°F (30°C) in the summer and an average low of 46°F (8°C) in the winter. Rainfall is extremely scarce, only reaching a level of 400mm per year.

Winemaking

Late harvest followed by diligent table sorting. Fermentation in stainless steel. 140g of residual sugar. 3.75 kg of grapes required to make one 375mL bottle.

Ageing

8 months sur lie in stainless steel.

Comments

Golden color. Honey, candied fruits, and white flowers. An opulent mouth feel balanced out by bright acidity.