FUENTES DEL SILENCIO, OLD VINES

YEAR

2014. 

LOCATION

León. Castilla y León, Spain. IGP “Tierra de Castilla y León” (Land of Castile and León)

VINES

Prieto Picudo, made from more than 100 years old vines.

VITICULTURE

Viticulture integrated in the environment.

VINEYARD

The grapes from which our wine “Fuentes del Silencio – old vines” is made, are from our best vineyard, of only 1.5ha., and located 850m high, in a sandy soil. The Mediterranean-Continental dry weather, very sunny and with strong contrasts in the temperature among day and night, assures an optimal grape maturation. Our density is around 2.000 vines/hectare, with a production rounding the 2Kgs per vine.

WINEMAKING

Hand-made harvest, in boxes containing 15Kgs, with an accurate grape selection, in vineyard and in wine cellar as well. Vinification with raspon and aging for one year in French (80%) and American (20%) oak barrels. No filtration or clarification. Aged in bottle for 9 months, at least.

PRODUCTION

4.000 bottles. 

TASTING NOTES

Red wine of ruby color. Complex and intense nose of red and black candied fruit and chocolate. In the mouth, it is dry and with a high acidity; balanced and intense fine tannins; flavor of red currant, raspberry and black cherry, with chocolate, cedar, toasted wood and mineral notes memories. Long and persistent ending.