MARQUÉS DE GRIÑÓN PETIT VERDOT - Red Wine
Producer Notes 2011 (Automatic Translation)
DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN: DOC Domain Valdepusa
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Spain
GRAPE TYPE: Petit Verdot
WINEMAKER: Julio Mourelle.
Domain soils Valdepusa are formed by a surface layer of clay with a thickness of 30-50 cm, resting on a subsoil of limestone, fragmented in 2 or more meters deep, which was formed in the Cretaceous period. It is a basic type of soil (pH> 8), excellent structure, porosity and drainage, considered for centuries in Burgundy and other prestigious wine regions as ideal for producing great wines.
This is the central region of the Iberian and within the range most sunshine in Europe (3000 hours / year) peninsula. Its climate is continental, with sharp contrasts between the summers, dry, hot, and cold winters, but also between night and day in every season. The average temperature is 17 ° C, falling to 5 ° C in winter and rising to 26 ° C in summer. The average rainfall is 450 mm. The vineyards are located around an average height of 490 meters above sea level.
Made from Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard pioneer in Castilla La Mancha, 70. In early planted vineyards they are conducted on high trellises, where systems are used canopy management. The trellises are permanently monitored for maximum lighting clusters and leaves. The guidance system is Smart-Dyson type.
Made entirely from grapes grown in clay-limestone soils of the Dominion of Valdepusa (Malpica del Tajo, Toledo), owned by the family of the Marquis de Griñón since 1292. Manual harvest, followed by stripping and discharge by gravity into tanks fermentation.
4 or prolonged soaking up 5 weeks and aging in new French oak barrels new Allier for 12 -15 months, in a ship breeding heated.
ruby red robe, intense aroma of red fruit woods and spices, cinnamon, snuff, chocolate structured and powerful mouth.