Mata los Pardos

Vino de Paraje

Grape: Mencía.

Vineyards age: 80 years old.

Plot: Matalospardos.

Location: Valtuille de Abajo.

Soil: clay with stone and pebble.

Orientation: east and west. Altitude: 520 – 550 metres. Harvest: hand picking.

Winemaking process: traditional treading of 1/3 of the grapes and contribution of 2/3 of destemmed grapes. Spontaneous fermenta­ tion for 15 days in open 500-litre french oak barrels.

Aging: 12 months in used french oak barrels.

Barrel: 500-litre frech oak barrels.

Production: 600 bottles.

Evolution: 10 years.