Grapes for this wine come from vines which range in age from 40-70 years and are grown in different zones of La Mancha; Las Mesas, Pedroñeras, El Provencio, San Clemente and Villarrobledo. Manuel Manzaneque Suarez uses work with traditional, organic methods and has very low yields of 15 hl/ha. Fermentations proceed with native yeasts after a 4 day cold soak in stainless steel tanks. Following fermentation the wine is aged for 6 months in lightly toasted French and American oak barrels.
(aged for six months in French oak barrels, 25 percent of them new) Deep ruby. Smoky, deeply perfumed blackberry, cherry and violet scents are complemented by hints of vanilla and dark chocolate. Sweet and seamless on the palate, offering concentrated dark berry preserve and licorice flavors that are given lift by a jolt of juicy acidity. Shows depth as well as vivacity, finishing with solid punch, very good persistence and building tannins. 2019 - 2024 New Releases from Spain Part 1